Introduction to Demography and Epidemiology - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

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The professional development course, Introduction to Demography and Epidemiology, is for all professionals working in the health, social care and associated voluntary sectors

On this course you will learn about demography and epidemiology and their use as tools for identifying and addressing health needs at a population level. You will develop an understanding of concepts, data sources and research methods used in relation to health and illness and learn to identify the strengths, limitations and potential of different sources of demographic and epidemiological data used in the formation of public health policy and interventions.

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The professional development course, Introduction to Demography and Epidemiology, is for all professionals working in the health, social care and associated voluntary sectors

On this course you will learn about demography and epidemiology and their use as tools for identifying and addressing health needs at a population level. You will develop an understanding of concepts, data sources and research methods used in relation to health and illness and learn to identify the strengths, limitations and potential of different sources of demographic and epidemiological data used in the formation of public health policy and interventions.

It is not essential for you to have a previous knowledge of demography or epidemiology. However, you will need to have access to demographic and epidemiological data for a particular area or population, from a range of sources including the World Wide Web. You will be taught using lectures, seminars, guided learning based on formative exercises within a workbook, independent study and group discussions.

Assessment will be in the form of an examination, based on material submitted by you, relating to a contemporary public health issue. You will be required to show your knowledge and skills in identifying, handling, interpreting and critiquing the data you use to develop a rationale for a public health intervention.
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