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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.


Jun 17, 2021

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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Nov 2, 2015

The coarse precisely and concisely says everything about basic epidemiology.

By Dan V M [

Mar 23, 2021

This course made me understand the basic principles of epidemiology by heart.

By Andrea O R A

Feb 4, 2021

very well detailed and the resources are just precise to dive in epidemiology

By Ahsan A

Apr 26, 2020

The mentors were quite good and the course was designed nicely for beginners.

By Cheng C

Aug 25, 2015

Useful content for health area.Easy to understand. Really love this course!!!

By Hasantha B

Jul 2, 2020

Glad I could participate in this course. I learned so much from this course.

By Afraa T

May 5, 2020

Actually it was an amazing course thank you very much for these informations

By Guntur B K

Apr 25, 2020

This course has excellent tutors and material. I liked this course very much

By Josh T

Nov 20, 2017

Very Insightful and helped me get a good basic understanding of Epidemiology

By Azizat S

Sep 23, 2022

This has been a wonderful experience for me.the journey was worth my while

By Chaun S

Nov 1, 2020

This was very informative. We will see if this helps in my nursing career.

By A. S M N S

Apr 28, 2020

Excellent course with touching on almost all important topics.

Nicely paced.

By Omar K

Apr 15, 2020

Informative course that is easy to navigate and not too difficult to follow

By Akinyele T

Apr 8, 2020

I totally enjoyed my session, you could finish the course at your own rate.

By Chris R

Sep 26, 2018

Only part way through, however the course has been highly enjoyable so far.

By Vũ A K

Nov 10, 2015

This course is well-organized and it is challenging to complete the quizzes

By Andrea M

Mar 15, 2023

Uma visão detalhada e bem explicada de um tema atual. Realmente cativante!

By Kamrul H

Feb 27, 2021

Feeling really great to complete such a course that enriched my knowledge.

By Rose F

Sep 19, 2020

Excellent course. Very help helpful with understanding basic epidemiology.

By Nora K

Jul 21, 2020

The course is great and has very new information

It is highly recommended!

By Santiago S L

Sep 9, 2018

Excelente curso para empezar a conocer sobre el campo de la epidemiología.

By Kris U

Dec 6, 2015

Well organized - presentation engaging - Makes it a pleasure to take part

By Arinze E

Aug 4, 2022

Thank You for demystifying Public Health.

Thank You for the Course (MOOC).

By Otega O

Oct 10, 2020

Impessive delivery of lectures. Highly knowledgeable resource personnels

By Ashish V

Jul 8, 2020

Quiz are challenging and mind opening . video can be improved . thank you