The University of Melbourne

Master of Science - Epidemiology

The University of Melbourne

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

Epidemiology is the scientific method used to track population health, to find cause of disease (and health) and to identify ways to prevent disease. You'll study in the highly respected School of Population and Global Health, with unique access to a huge range of resources and research areas of importance for public health in Australia and globally. You will have the opportunity to undertake a supervised research project in a field of choice as well as a broad range of coursework subjects including a professional skills component, as a pathway to PhD study or to the workforce.


  • 200 credit points, made up of discipline subjects (100-150 points), including compulsory subjects plus electives
  • professional skills subjects (25-50 points)
  • pesearch project (50 points).


  • You can select approved subjects from within the Master of Public Health, including subjects on ageing, gender and women's health, global health, health economics and economic evaluation, health program evaluation, health social sciences, Indigenous health and sexual health.

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree with a major in any science discipline, with an average mark of at least 65% in the best 50 points in appropriate discipline studies at third year.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $63,501
International: $63,501

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