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Intermediate Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Construct valid mathematical models capturing the natural history of a given infectious disease

  • Interpret compartmental models in terms of rates, proportions and delays

  • Describe the fundamental processes driving the dynamics of an SIR epidemic and show their relation to important concepts

  • Explain mechanisms by which susceptibility can change over time and develop a simple SIR model to account for these under given parameters

Skills you will gain

Mathematical ModelInfectious Diseases
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

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Imperial College London

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

8 hours to complete

Modelling the Basics

8 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 27 min), 4 readings
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Anatomy of an Epidemic

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Combining Modelling and Insights

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 11 min), 1 reading
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Dynamics of Susceptibles

7 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 10 min)

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