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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 TrialCase-Control StudyStudy designsCohort
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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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 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

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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