Graduate Diploma of Infectious Diseases

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

This program provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in medical microbiology, tropical infectious diseases, and public and environmental health microbiology. The course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in hospital diagnostic or research laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies.

Course Fee:

Australian: $30,500
International: $40,400

Entry Requirements:

A relevant bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent in the Level 3 units; OR at least three years of relevant full-time professional experience or evidence of adequate research outputs, as recognised by UWA. ( A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Science in a biomedical or biological discipline, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Science, or a bachelor's degree in applied biomedical science or public health (medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and veterinary science).

Structure:

The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

Subjects you can Study:

Infectious diseases

Study Pathways:

This course consists of 48 points of the 96-point Master of Infectious Diseases course.

Who for:

Science-based and medical professionals

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Part time 2 years
Crawley No info No Full time 1 year

We recognise that the world is rapidly changing; that’s why our courses are designed to equip you for the careers of the future.

Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth’s warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you’ll have access to the university’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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Visit us online: www.uwa.edu.au

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

 

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