This is a ten credit point unit run over a 13 week session. There are lectures, tutorials and full day workshops. Further information is available via the HSYP8101 online Learning Management System (LMS) iLearn http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
All lectures and tutorials are scheduled in your individual timetable. In most cases lectures are recorded however, attendance is expected at both lectures and tutorials, as this is where the majority of learning occurs. Failure to attend may impact your final results. It is the responsibility of the student to contact their tutor by email to inform tutors if they are going to be absent. The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/.
Essential Epidemiology: An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals
3rd Revised Edition
Penny Webb, Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Chris Bain, University of Queensland
Copies will be held in library reserve.
The following book is recommended and available online through Library Leganto system:
Essential Medical Statistics
Betty R. Kirkwood MA MSc DIC, Hon MFPHM, FMedSci
Jonathan A.C. Sterne MA MSc PhD
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2DQ, UK
First published 1988
Second edition 2003, 2 2006
The readings for each week will be listed in ilearn using the Leganto system. Leganto is a new reading list management system, which you can access through your iLearn unit. For further information to understand and navigate your unit reading lists in Leganto, check this guide: http://libguides.mq.edu.au/leganto
Readings marked as 'required' are those that are essential to be completed for that week. Some readings may be included within a weeks readings that are marked as 'recommended' or 'secondary sources'. These are there for your recommended reading or for where we have sourced additional material that may be of interest to you. Please use these at your discretion.
Technology and equipment
Teaching rooms are equipped with state of art audio-visual and ICT equipment including iPads, internet connection, high quality video cameras and multiple LCD screens.
To study optimally when off campus you will need to have access to a reliable internet connection to retrieve unit information & at times to submit assessment tasks via iLearn.