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Principles of biostatistics and epidemiology

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Modes of Study

This module will provide students with a solid introduction to epidemiology and statistics upon which further Infectious Diseases modules will build.This is a compulsory core module for those on the Infectious Diseases programmes.


15 [150 hours]


Optional formative assignments are available to help students practice some of the principles discussed, and obtain tutor feedback.

2hr 15 unseen written paper examination (100%).

If students fail the module overall, they are allowed one further attempt at the examination.

For full information regarding this module please see the module specification.