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Infectious Diseases

The University of Western Australia

24 months
Duration
42800 AUD/year
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About

The Infectious Diseases from The University of Western Australia is a globally relevant degree that could one day see you develop and implement new diagnostic tests and vaccines to some of the world’s most deadly and fast spreading diseases.

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Overview

With infectious diseases on the rise, now more than ever there is a greater demand for research into the management of these diseases. The Master of Infectious Diseases provides you with the knowledge and skills to accurately identify pathogens and develop policies for the prevention and immunity of infectious diseases. 

The course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies. 

The Infectious Diseases from The University of Western Australia offers advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in medical microbiology, tropical infectious diseases and public and environmental health microbiology. It also includes an individual research project or a practicum.

Career Pathways

This course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Mycology and Parasitology 
  • Molecular and Cellular Microbiology 
  • Diagnostic Medical Microbiology 
  • Principles of Infection and Immunity 
  • Molecular Epidemiology and Microbial Communities
  • Epidemiology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 058929E

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent in the Level 3 units; or
  • at least three years of relevant full-time professional experience; or
  • evidence of adequate research outputs, as recognised by UWA. And
  • for students who have completed 48 points of the Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases, a course UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 85600 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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