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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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About the Course

Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, students will understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life and makes for a better appreciation of public health programs and policies. This course explores public health issues like cardiovascular and infectious diseases – both locally and globally – through the lens of epidemiology....

Top reviews


Apr 11, 2020

Very clear teaching strategies from the instructors. Some quizzes though are a little bit hard on my part because of the type of questions and answers. But overall it is a great course to take with.


May 30, 2020

I just completed my course and I would like to appreciate the tutors for doing a great job, yeah! Also, I recommend Coursera for anyone who wants to experience advancement in knowledge and career.

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By Alyssa C

Feb 27, 2016

good information. organized well and not too many lectures

By Abid

Jan 19, 2016

very helpful,impressed by coherent topics in epidemiology.

By TMU潘慧琳

Sep 1, 2021

looks good but it is not the course that I am looking for

By veronica s

Dec 18, 2020

Fabuloso curso, temas novedosos, conocimientos necesarios

By Ahmed M E

Nov 29, 2020

Great course . simple , comprehensive . and to the target

By Ariana B

Mar 17, 2019

Perfect classto start leaning the basics of Epidemiology.

By Paromita S

Dec 21, 2017

It is a great introduction to the field of public health!

By Jovin J

Jul 7, 2021

Very informative and helpful for public health aspirants

By Abdussalaam M O

Feb 23, 2021

Thanks for the knowledge shared. It was really impactful


Mar 30, 2020

I have learnt a lot from the course, thank you sooo much

By Musab A

Nov 2, 2019

So helpful course !! I've learned a lot. Thank you ^___^

By Angélica E

Jul 24, 2019

un curso muy ilustrativo, muchos ejemplos y muy resumido

By Brian E M

Aug 19, 2018

Good base course for introduction experience. Cheers up.

By Emelyn L

Sep 25, 2020

had a strong start with stats, so wasn't too difficult.

By Md H

May 7, 2020

This course is very much knowledgeable and informative.

By Ernest O

Apr 23, 2020

Great course , I really enjoyed and also learnt a lot .


Jul 18, 2019

Thank you for your passion and your lectures. Thank you

By Jonathan D

Jul 11, 2019

Fantastic course, with lots of worthwhile information!m

By Tofayel A B

Jul 9, 2017

It was a wonderful experience. I was greatly benefited.

By Gabriela G L

Mar 1, 2021

Excelente curso, reforcé y aprendí de manera didáctica

By JampalaSwathi

Aug 13, 2020

Most tricky questions I never attempt in other course.

By Mary A

Jun 19, 2020

Very informative, well structured lectures and quizzes

By Akeredolu M

Jun 18, 2020



Apr 21, 2020

Most comprehensive course. I am glad to be part of it.

By Saloni

Oct 19, 2018

This course is very helpful for research study purpose