A/Prof Kevin McGeechan, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney
Mathematical Background for Biostatistics
8-12 hours total study time per week
Assignments 100% (4 written assignments worth 25% each)
Paul S. Levy, Stanley Lemeshow, Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, 4th edition, Wiley Interscience 2008 For details, including ISBN, see the BCA Textbook and Software Guide
Stata or R statistical software, and Microsoft Excel
Routinely collected health-related data; quantitative methods in demography, including standardisation and life tables; health differentials; design and analysis of population health surveys including the roles of stratification, clustering and weighting.
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