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PBH3010: Health data in practice

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Health data in practice

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This unit will provide students with the opportunity to develop skills in data management and analysis. Skills in data management, linkage, quality assurance and analytics will be developed throughout the program. Students will be guided through data management from project inception to data set completion.Practical skills will be developed through the completion of weekly data management tasks for a hypothetical study.


1 - Weekly online activities - 10% 2 - Weekly coding exercises - 25% 3 - Operational data report - 30% 4 - Data Portfolio - 35%


6 hours per week contact hours (including 1 hour lecture, 2 hour tutorial and 3 hours online activity) plus 6 hours per week private study.