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Teaching and Training :: MPhil in Demography :: DOC5002Z

Techniques in Demographic Estimation

Postgraduate status. Second semester. 4 x 2 hour lectures or practicals per week


Prof Rob Dorrington


Successful completion of DOC5001F

Duly Performed Requirements      

Submission of all required practicals and assignments, with a subminimum of 40%


Practicals and assignments    40%

Examination        November    60%

Description and objectives

At the end of this course, students will have been exposed to many techniques of analysis of demographic data, and will be able to apply them to data collected from a wide range of sources in different settings. Particular emphasis is placed on the appraisal and analysis of defective data using indirect methods. The course covers the analysis of fertility, mortality and migration.

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