Epidemiology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Epidemiology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Global Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    To gain an understanding of the role of epidemiology in population health.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Discuss the term epidemiology and its contribution to population health and the planning of the health service
    2. Understand the uses of evidence in healthcare, and learn how to find, use and critically review it.
    3. Understand the range of study designs in common use - survey, cohort, case-control, randomized controlled trial
    4. Discuss the role of nutrition in population health
    5. Discuss the role of epidemiology in planning of the health service