University of Technology Sydney

92491 Health Analytics

6cp; 4 x 4hrs (block) and weekly online study
Requisite(s): 92489 Foundations of Health Information Management AND 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10360 Bachelor of Public Health


The correct use and interpretation of data is important for planning and decision making in public health and the health system. Students undertaking this subject establish the knowledge and skills required to analyse and interpret health data, and to critically evaluate the results of epidemiological studies. This subject covers the most common statistical concepts and tests used in health science including descriptive and inferential statistics. Learning in the subject focuses on the interpretation of output and the appropriate use of methods of analysis rather than computing or programming skills. On completion of this subject, students are able to select the appropriate statistical analyses taking research questions and study designs into account.

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Autumn session, City campus

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