24 months
47940 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Epidemiology program at the Australian National University provides students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program support. When selecting a research program, an institution's reputation is everything.  


The Applied Epidemiology program at the Australian National University is more than a degree and opens opportunities for graduates to work as epidemiologists for national and international health agencies, such as the World Health Organization. The program suits people who are interested in a career in public health surveillance, outbreak investigation and applied epidemiological research. 

Graduates have gone on to work in health departments at local, state, national and international levels, as well as in research institutions and academia in the areas of vaccine preventable diseases, food- and waterborne diseases, sexually transmissible infections, non-communicable diseases, Indigenous health and international health.

Career Options 

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Public Health Data
  • Issues in Applied Epidemiology 
  • Methods in Applied Epidemiology
  • Outbreak Investigation
  • Public Health Surveillance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 075057G 

  • To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology program you will be required to have an Australian Bachelor Degree with at least upper second class honours or its international equivalent, or a Graduate Diploma or Master Degree with a significant research thesis component.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic research students are not required to pay tuition fees as they are enrolled under the Research Training Scheme which funds the fees. 

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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