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This module introduces the topic of linked health data analysis at an introductory to intermediate level. It fills a gap in research training opportunities by combining the principles of health care epidemiology with hands-on practical exercises in the implementation of computing solutions. The module provides students with a theoretical grounding in the classroom on each topic, followed by a training session on the corresponding computing solutions. Students use de-identified linked data files in the hands-on exercises. The computing component of the module assumes a basic familiarity with computing syntax used in programs such as SPSS, SAS, STATA or R and methods of basic statistical analysis of fixed-format data files. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits. The main lecturers will be Professors Tom Briffa and Jane Hayward of the University of Western Australia. The module co-ordinator is Dr Joanne Demmler.