Postgraduate Course: Animal disease survey design and analysis (INAH11019)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course aims to build on the concepts introduced in the year 1 course Applied epidemiology and surveillance to provide greater understanding of animal disease survey design and analysis.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||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/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, the candidate should:
- Know the effects of sampling variability, clustering, stratification and weighting on survey design and analysis, and know how to adjust for them;
- Be able to use CSurvey and Epi Info software to design a veterinary field survey;
- Be able to analyse data from a veterinary field survey, using Epi Info and WinPepi software.
|Course organiser||Dr Ewan Macleod
Tel: 0131 242 9379
|Course secretary||Miss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470
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