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Master of Clinical Epidemiology

12 months
37350 AUD/year
19975 AUD/year
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The Clinical Epidemiology program at the University of Newcastle focuses on health care research. You will learn how to conceptualise, design and carry out health care research applying epidemiologic methods, and to apply the best available research evidence to clinical practices and health care.


In addition, you will develop an advanced understanding and practical application of the theoretical frameworks, effectively preparing you for a career in clinical epidemiology or evidence-based healthcare.

Why study with us?

  • Advance your medical career – by enhancing your research capability, you will achieve a broader understanding of epidemiological concepts, the application of methods in biostatistics, and economics in a variety of health settings, which will open the door to new career opportunities.
  • Flexible study options - you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime.
  • Graduate Certificate entry pathway - study a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology, honing your research skills and understanding of epidemiological concepts and gain 40 units credit into the master’s program.
  • Eligible for credit transfer - Students from the Master of Medical Statistics or the Master of Public Health are eligible to gain 40 units of credit into the Master of Clinical Epidemiology.

Career opportunities

As a clinical epidemiologist, you will work with the fundamental objective of finding ways to reduce the burden of disease, and control communicable disease epidemics.

Possible career paths after graduating from the Clinical Epidemiology program at the University of Newcastle may include:

  • epidemiology research
  • academia
  • policy advisor
  • health related industries

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Economics
  • Randomised Control Trials
  • Research Protocol Design
  • Applied Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date. Late applications may be considered for next available intake.


80 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 105360C

  • Minimum of a four year undergraduate degree in a related field such as biomedical science, applied science, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, allied health, psychology, sociology and social/behavioural science.
  • Applicants with a three year undergraduate degree should possess an Honours degree or additional postgraduate qualifications such as a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; or a minimum of one year's work experience in a related field.
  • Up to 40 units of RPL may be awarded to students who have higher qualifications and/or related work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19975 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19975 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 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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