Clinical Epidemiology

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Clinical Epidemiology

Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study; and
(c) 30 credit points of additional elective units of study, consisting of:
(i) a minimum of 18 credit points from Part A Electives; and
(ii) a maximum of 12 credit points from Part B Electives.

Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study; and
(c) 30 credit points of additional elective units of study, consisting of:
(i) a minimum of 18 credit points from Part A Electives; and
(ii) a maximum of 12 credit points from Part B Electives.

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of elective units of study, consisting of:
(i) a minimum of 18 credit points from Part A Electives; and
(ii) a maximum of 6 credit points from Part B Electives.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study from Part A Electives.

Core units

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

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Semester 1

Part A Electives

CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

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Semester 1
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314


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Semester 1
CEPI5314
Introduction to Systematic Reviews (TAV)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

4    P CEPI5102
C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5315


For pre-2017 students only
Semester 1
CEPI5205
Doing a Systematic Review
6    A (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018
P CEPI5203 or CEPI5314 or CEPI5315


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5207
Teaching Clinical Epidemiology

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
C (CEPI5311 or CEPI5312) and (CEPI5203 or CEPI5314 or CEPI5315)
N CEPI5206
Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


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Semester 2
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505


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Semester 1
CEPI5306
Clinical Practice Guidelines

This unit of study is not available in 2021

2    A clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 2a
CEPI5308
Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement

This unit of study is not available in 2021

2      Semester 1b
CEPI5311
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (Part 1)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

2    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5312
Semester 2
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 and CEPI5202 and CEPI5311

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
CEPI5507
Clinical Epidemiology Project
6    P (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
INFO9003
IT for Health Professionals

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N INFO5003
Semester 2
PUBH5126
Genomics and Public Health
6    A Basic epidemiology No previous knowledge of genetics is required
P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Intensive October
PUBH5212
Categorical Data Analysis

This unit of study is not available in 2021

2    P PUBH5211
N PUBH5217

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2b
PUBH5213
Survival Analysis

This unit of study is not available in 2021

2    P PUBH5211
N PUBH5217

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2b
PUBH5215
Analysis of Linked Health Data
6    A Basic familiarity with SAS computing syntax and methods of basic statistical analysis of fixed-format data files
C (PUBH5010 or BSTA5011 or CEPI5100) and (PUBH5211 or PUBH5217 or BSTA5004)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Intensive June
Intensive November
PUBH5216
Controlled Clinical Trials
6    P PUBH5018
N PUBH5206 - Controlled trials (2CP)


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Semester 2
PUBH5217
Biostatistics: Statistical Modelling
6    P PUBH5018
N (PUBH5211 or PUBH5212 or PUBH5213)


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Semester 2
PUBH5218
Advanced Statistical Modelling
6    P PUBH5212 or PUBH5217
N CEPI5310


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Semester 1
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018


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Semester 2
PUBH5312
Health Economic Evaluation
6    P HPOL5000 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N PUBH5302


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Intensive September
PUBH5317
Advanced Economic and Decision Analysis
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
C PUBH5312
N PUBH5205 and PUBH5307

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
PUBH5505
Qualitative Research in Health
6    N PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or QUAL5006


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Semester 2
PUBH5506
Advanced Qualitative Analysis and Writing
6    A You should have a basic understanding of qualitative research gained through undergraduate or postgraduate coursework or research experience.
P PUBH5505 OR PUBH5500 OR QUAL5005 OR QUAL5006 OR GLOH5201


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Semester 1

Part B Electives

PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6    A PUBH5033, PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or equivalent


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Semester 1
PUBH5120
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health
6    N PUBH5118


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Note: While not compulsory, attendance (by zoom or face to face) at the five half-day workshops is strongly encouraged, as this enables students to yarn with and ask questions directly of the Aboriginal guest lecturers.
Semester 2
PUBH5126
Genomics and Public Health
6    A Basic epidemiology No previous knowledge of genetics is required
P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Intensive October
BETH5202
Research Ethics
6    A A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
N BETH5208


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Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


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Semester 2
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

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Semester 1
BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202


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Semester 2
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.


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Semester 2
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6    N PUBH5032


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Semester 1
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135


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Semester 1
HPOL5006
Business of Health
6    N SMBA6122


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Intensive July

Capstone units

CEPI5205
Doing a Systematic Review
6    A (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018
P CEPI5203 or CEPI5314 or CEPI5315


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5207
Teaching Clinical Epidemiology

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
C (CEPI5311 or CEPI5312) and (CEPI5203 or CEPI5314 or CEPI5315)
N CEPI5206
Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
CEPI5507
Clinical Epidemiology Project
6    P (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1