Epidemiology and public health work15.0 ECTS credits
The course treats the area of epidemiology and statistics in public health work, including the most common epidemiological studies (such as cross-section, cohort, case, and control studies), the research questions addressed in different study types, and their application when analysing health-related data. The course covers how to interpret epidemiological data and how to suggest health-promoting and preventive measures based on the results, in relation to both local and international guidelines. Epidemiological and statistical concepts are used to analyse and interpret results based on data when using statistical software (such as SPSS).
Progressive specialisation: G1F (has less than 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Public Health Science, 22.5 ECTS credits, including Scientific Method, 7.5 ECTS credits, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Health, Environment and Society Bachelor Program in Public Health Sciences (studied during year 2)