Introduction to Quantitative Research


Course Number
CHL5220H
Series
5200 (Biostatistics)
Format
Lecture
Course Instructor(s)
Victoria Kirsh

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  • This course is required for MPH students in Community Nutrition, Social and Behavioural Health Science (Health Promotion), and Occupational and Environmental Health. It is intended to provide students with an introduction to epidemiologic and biostatistical concepts.
  • The course consists of two hours of lecture/discussion and 2 hours of tutorial time per week.  Students are expected to have read the assigned material before lecture and to come to tutorials prepared (tutorial material will not be marked).  Tutorials will focus mainly on the tutorial material but will also allow students the opportunity to review concepts by means of question/answer.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • This course aims to give you a basic grounding in epidemiologic and statistical concepts and methods.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • None