Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides graduates with a strong research capacity, an advanced understanding of epidemiological concepts, and knowledge of the application of methods in biostatistics, and economics in a variety of health settings. The program has a strong public health focus, and aims to provide participants with the competencies to conceptualise, design and carry out epidemiological research that addresses priority health problems in both clinical and community settings. Finally it aims to integrate knowledge of the research methods from a range of health disciplines in the development of epidemiological research.
Professionals seeking epidemiology careers
80 unit program undertaken in a minimum of 1 year full-time study. Students must complete a total of 80 units of study comprising 60 units of Core Courses and 20 units of Directed Courses.
Standard entry requirements
A minimum of a three year undergraduate degree in a related field such as biomedical science, applied science, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, allied health, psychology, sociology and social/behavioural science. Students entering the Master degree with a three year undergraduate degree are required to complete 120 units. Up to 40 units of RPL may be awarded to students who have higher qualifications and/or related work experience, dependent on the specialisation they choose to undertake.
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology may be eligible for up to 40 units of credit to this degree.
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Campuses: Callaghan, Online.
Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.