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Intermediate Level

A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Compare and contrast different epidemiological study designs in order to describe their strengths and weaknesses.

Skills you will gain

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Case-Control Study
  • Study designs
  • Cohort
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Intermediate Level

A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Imperial College London

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is related to the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. It will provide you with a preview of the topics, materials and instructors so you can decide if the full online degree program is right for you.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Study Designs: Ecological and Cross-Sectional Studies

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 15 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2
Week 2
1 hour to complete

Case Control Studies

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3
Week 3
2 hours to complete

Cohort Studies and Nested Studies

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 20 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4
Week 4
2 hours to complete

Randomised Controlled Trials

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes

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