Advanced Applied Epidemiology

This module will build on previous epidemiological and statistical knowledge. Through the use of examples, the module introduces you to advanced statistical and epidemiological principles used in public health practice. It includes topics of clinical relevance as well as topics relating to health protection practice.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate how specific epidemiological and statistical principles can be applied in clinical and health protection practice;
  • Explain the principles of specific advanced applied epidemiological methods and study designs and their practical application;
  • Critically interpret specific advanced applied epidemiological methods when reported by other investigators

10 credits

Module Attendance Required
1 block week of teaching

Module Dates

22 - 26 April 2013


2 hour unseen exam

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Judith Powell - Public Health & Epidemiology

Stand Alone Course

This module can also be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply, please contact the Programme Administrator, 0121 414 7577,  

All applications for the module must be received by the course administrator a minimum of one month before the start date of the module.

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

For fee information please contact the Programme Administrator at or on +44 (0)121 414 7577

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course 

Students will need to have completed the following modules:

Advanced Statistical Methods