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Public Health Surveillance

Postgraduate | TAS-CAM636 | 2024

Study method
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100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Public Health Surveillance

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:

    1. Perform descriptive analysis of surveillance data.
    2. Explain the strengths and limitations of surveillance data and interpret surveillance data appropriately.
    3. Describe the different types of surveillance systems in public health, their objectives, and how surveillance data is used for public health action.
    4. Apply surveillance system attributes to evaluate a surveillance system in public health.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-HLP-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Health Protection

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Independent Learning 8 hours weekly; Tutorial (Online) 1 hour (3 times)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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