15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The Analysis of Health Information module will introduce students to the principles and practice of the quantitative analysis of health information. It will concentrate on the application of the principles of statistical analyses of health information including inferential statistics and epidemiology. The course will also examine the use of these techniques in medical and health research. The delivery will be by distance learning and students will be encouraged to use relevant software package to gain hands-on experience in analysing health information to solve practical problems.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students on INFT126, INFT127, INFT128, INFT167, INFT168, INFT169

Staff Contact: Dr Laura Sbaffi
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK