Healthcare Epidemiology

    Course details

    • Code: PROF.8012
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 8
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Health Studies
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies;
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies;

Course Aim

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills of healthcare epidemiology to be able to evaluate the role of surveillance systems, statistical data, and research studies in preventing, tracing and managing healthcare associated infections.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyse and interpret epidemiological data.
  2. Evaluate healthcare epidemiology research findings through the application of epidemiological principles and processes.
  3. Appraise the criteria for a surveillance programme and the programmes value in monitoring and preventing healthcare associated infections.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017