Health Professional Research 1 (NHPHS2402)

This course introduces undergraduate students to practical and theoretical issues arising in quantitative and qualitative research in health sciences. The students will become familiar with basic methods of biostatistics and concepts of research methods. Topics covered include univariate and bivariate statistical analysis, design of a questionnaire, the structure of health research, descriptive and analytical epidemiology, bias and aspects of validity, interviewing techniques, focus group work, reading and writing of health publications.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.