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Infection Prevention and Control

12 months
31500 AUD/year
16000 AUD/year
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The Infection Prevention and Control program offered by Griffith University  is the longest running and most successful tertiary infection prevention and control education program across Australasia.   


The Infection Prevention and Control program offered by Griffith University prepares graduates for advanced practice in infection prevention and control by addressing local, national, and international trends in the communicable diseases and infection.

Career opportunities 

Graduates are recognised for their expertise and ability to apply specialist and expert infection prevention and control knowledge and skills in a range of settings. 

The Master of Infection Prevention and Control is recognised by the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control as a core component of recognition as an Expert Credentialled Infection Control Professional (CICP-E).  

The Expert CICP is able to plan, implement, review and evaluate comprehensive infection control programs, apply core principles to challenging circumstances and generate new evidence for practice. 

Graduates with accreditation as an Expert Credentialled Infection Control Professional are leaders in knowledge generation and contribute to the evolution of the discipline of infection control. 

They act as professional role models and mentors to Primary and Advanced Infection Control Professionals in accordance with relevant guidelines and the best available evidence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sciences of Infection and Disease 
  • Contemporary Infection Prevention Practices 
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry 
  • Special Issues in Infection Prevention and Control within the Global Health Context 
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases  
  • Infection Control for Community and Public Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider - 00233E  

All applicants seeking to undertake a Master of infection Prevention and Control must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline (health, medical, nursing or scientific) from a recognised higher education institution and a GPAof 5.0 and above
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control from Griffith University and students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 AUD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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