Postgraduate Course: Advanced GIS and spatial epidemiology and modelling (INAH11018)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Building on those concepts introduced in "Introduction to GIS and spatial data analysis" this course will look at derived prediction spatial models using point data, leading to surface analysis and probabilities of presence and absence of disease.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Introduction to GIS and spatial data analysis (INAH11017)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Students will be required to have regular access to a networked computer, and will be responsible for providing their own computing equipment and consumables.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Online Activities 25,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online discussion in both a synchronous and asynchronous environment will contribute further to the final mark. In combination with the submission of electronic course assignments, these elements will provide the remaining 40% of the final mark.
|No Exam Information
| At the completion of this course students should be familiar with the concepts of remote sensing, statistical spatial models and time series analysis.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course will be taught entirely by distance learning, using the virtual learning environment of Learn as a delivery platform. Course materials are protected by username and password controlled access which will only be made available to registered users.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||This course will be delivered online through Learn.
|Course organiser||Dr Ewan Macleod
Tel: 0131 242 9379
|Course secretary||Miss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470
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