Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Biostatistics in HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401381.1

Discipline: HEALTH NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Bidewell


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  John Bidewell  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  John Bidewell  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit introduces concepts and practice of biostatistics related to public health, healthcare policy and practice, and health science generally. Evidence-based health professionals must be able to interpret and act upon quantitative data from research about the health of individuals, communities and populations; and factors affecting health including determinants of health, and the effects of policies and interventions on the health of individuals and groups. The unit covers essential principles of statistical reasoning, assumptions and methods applied to health scenarios. Learning is achieved by students exploring available statistical information and through analysis of numerical data sets.


Courses
1865.2Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4763.3Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4789.1Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Science)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M4021.1Public HealthCURRENT
M4022.1Public Health StudiesCURRENT
MT4000.1Clinical SciencesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
SM4003.1Public HealthCURRENT




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