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Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #27 (BCR) Sydney, Australia| Online
The Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) program at the University of Sydney develops the capabilities of both clinical researchers and practitioners by teaching the skills needed to generate high quality clinical research, and to find, interpret and evaluate research evidence to improve patient care outcomes.
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The Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) program at the University of Sydney is about the science behind good clinical research and evidence-based clinical decision making. As a clinical epidemiology student, you will learn from leading experts drawn from a wide range of clinical and academic fields who have considerable experience integrating research into their clinical work.

Throughout this one year degree, you will learn how to integrate theory into your day-to-day work as you develop the research skills required by many clinical training positions. Designed for busy professionals, this course is delivered in a flexible format with face-to-face, online or block-mode delivery options available.

Accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), our Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) will provide you with the knowledge and skills in clinical epidemiology that will enable you to incorporate best evidence into your own clinical practice and progress your career as a clinician. This program also covers all the essentials for the clinical researcher and provides a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing a research career.

Career Pathways

This course provides students with knowledge and skills in clinical epidemiology that will enable them to incorporate best evidence into their own clinical practice. It also covers all the essentials for the clinical researcher and provides a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing a research career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health 
  • Advanced Epidemiology 
  • Advanced Qualitative Analysis & Writing 
  • Advanced Statistical Modelling 
  • Business of Health 
  • Clinical Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 053865A
  • A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) requires a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.
  • In exceptional circumstances the dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the school, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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