Introduction to Epidemiology

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Epidemiology

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Health Administration, Public Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course covers basic principles and methods of epidemiology. Although this course is designed for the undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in the school of health and Science in mind, the students of other health professions such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy should find it suitable for their needs as well. A basic understanding of the practices of public health and biostatistics is recommended.
    The aim of this course is to provide the students with an appreciatoin for the role of epidemiology in the practice of public health and medicine. The following objectives are presented as a guide for the student as to the specific skills and/or knowledge which should be acquired from careful reading and study of the assignments.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations