Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology
CAIHR offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology in collaboration with the UWI Open Campus. The course is delivered fully online with option for face-to-face for some modules.
Who should apply
The programme seeks to target persons who are working in health care delivery, administration, industry or non-governmental organisations. These would include:
- Clinicians (doctors, dentists, veterinary surgeons, etc.
- Health Care Professionals (Nutritionists, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Pharmacists, etc.) and other health care providers
- Allied health professionals
- Administrators and Policy Makers engaged in all sectors of Health Care including government, non-governmental and private organisations
Course of study
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology has five modules and a Research Paper. Each module may be pursued as a stand-alone course.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|HREP5101||Fundamentals of Epidemiology||4 credits|
|HREP5102||Fundamentals of Statistics for Health Research||4 credits|
|HREP5103||Research Ethics, Research Methods & Project Management||4 credits|
|HREP5104||Appraising the Medical Literature and Preparing Scientific Manuscripts||3 credits|
|HREP5105||Data Management for Epidemiological Studies||3 credits|
|HREP5106||Research Paper||3 credits|
Application and other important information
Please visit The University of the West Indies Open Campus Programme Page https://www.open.uwi.edu/programmes/postgraduate-diploma-health-research-and-epidemiology
Dr Shelly Rodrigo
Mr Akil Williams