The University of Melbourne

Master of Epidemiology

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Epidemiology (MEpi) at the University of Melbourne is designed for students to want to increase their research skills in epidemiology with the aim of either contributing to epidemiological or medical research or developing a research career, but who don’t want the breadth of subjects required for the MPH.The course combines five compulsory integrated subjects in epidemiology and statistical methods, one specialty elective subject and a research report where students conduct an applied project.

Designed for

Those who have a clinical, health, public health or statistics background and wish to focus on building up key theory and skills to augment research and practical skills


100 point program


  • Epidemiology

Standard entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed: either, an honours degree in a relevant discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent, or a Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent, or an undergraduate degree in a relevant health care discipline (e.g. medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy) and documented evidence of either one year of research experience or two years of relevant professional experience. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $32,308
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Not available to International Students.

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