DEM4210 Demographic Analysis: applications and extensions

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Nicholas Cofie

Course Description:

Students evaluate methods of modelling age-specific mortality using life tables, varying interpretation of data for users of population demographic data and evaluate stable population concepts and applications.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students will need to have completed prior demography courses, particualryl DEM 4200. Students will also be required to be able to be able to utilise statistical software.

Why This Course Is Important:

The course will enable students to determine why and how changes in population dynamics impacts on resources. This will help students to evaluate the society in which they are based and how this may influence lifestyle chocies and decisions.