- The natural history of infectious diseases
- Historical and current perspective
- Epidemiological methods for the investigation of infectious diseases
- Epidemic models
- Clinical epidemiology
- Detection and analysis of outbreaks
- Routine surveillance of infectious diseases
- Microbial evolution
- Control of infectious diseases
- Assignment 1 - Assignment (35%)
- Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment 3 - Online Test (15%)
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You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
No special requirements
This subject examines the natural history of infectious diseases. It will focus on historical and current perspectives, epidemiological methods for the investigation of infectious diseases, infectious disease dynamics, detection and analysis of outbreaks, routine surveillance of infectious diseases, epidemiology of emerging infectious diseases, vector borne diseases, health care associated infections and zoonoses. Implications of epidemiology for the control of infectious diseases.
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