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Epidemiology

Credit bearing module

Key facts

Course code

CMNR7006

Start dates

January 2022

Application deadline

1 December (for a January start)

Ideally, we would like to receive the applications before the above deadlines but we can be flexible with the closing dates for accepting the applications.

Location

Headington

Academic level

7

Academic credits

20

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Overview

This Epidemiology module will provide you with an introduction to the concepts and methods of epidemiology and its application in primary and community health.

It covers the principles of epidemiological research, provides an overview of different study designs and when each design is indicated drawing on real-life examples. It also covers the interpretation of results of epidemiological studies, explains sources of bias and confounding and different methods of statistical measurements used in epidemiology.

No prior statistical experience is required, however familiarity with quantitative data would be an advantage.

You will be assessed through written exams 100% (3 hour exam).  

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How to apply

Entry requirements

You must normally be from a healthcare background and have support from a manager to undertake this module of study.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

English language requirements

In addition to the academic entry qualifications, if your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. An IELTS overall score of 6.5 is required for this course.

Application process

Apply through our Moodle Portal.

If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.  The module takes 200 hours of study over 12 weeks and it can also be taken as part of a programme of study.  

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2022 / 23
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

2023 / 24
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

financefees@brookes.ac.uk

Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.

Programme Changes:

On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.