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Life Course Epidemiology CAM629



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Life course epidemiology explores the long term influences on health of exposures occurring earlier in life, for example during gestation, infancy, childhood or earlier in adulthood. This unit examines the principles, theories and practice of this important field of epidemiology, which traverses health, behavioural and social sciences. This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, including: the history and development of life course epidemiology; the study designs used in these investigations; and a basic introduction to common statistical approaches in life course epidemiology.


Unit name Life Course Epidemiology
Unit code CAM629
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Teaching staff

Dr Seana Gall, Jiang Tian

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,525.00 061399

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  • CAM528,CAM625


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Teaching Pattern

This unit is currently unavailable.

Fully flexible on-line


Online quizzes (40%), online discussion board activities (30%), critical appraisal written assignment (30%)

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