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Clinical Epidemiology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #214 (QS) , | Online
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.

About

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.
  • Exceptional learning experience - the Clinical Epidemiology program at the University of Newcastle rank #1 in NSW for overall educational experience (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2017).

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 may include:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology A - Basic Methods
  • Epidemiology B - Research Designs
  • Research Protocol Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Only for domestic
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 095234G
  • A minimum of a three year undergraduate degree in a related field such as biomedical science, applied science, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, allied health, psychology, sociology and social/behavioural science.
  • Students entering the Master degree with a three year undergraduate degree are required to complete 120 units. Up to 40 units of RPL may be awarded to students who have higher qualifications and/or related work experience, dependent on the specialisation they choose to undertake.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33220 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33220 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    17940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17940 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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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.

Funding

Scholarships:

We offer scholarships ranging from $500 right through to $15,000 per year. Scholarships can help you with all kinds of costs including textbooks, fees, accommodation and living expenses. While many consider academic performance, we also award scholarships for travel, sport, specific degrees, and to Indigenous students. Many also offer the opportunity to meet with the donor and undertake internships and vacation work.

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