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Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

The University of Western Australia

Master On Campus
48 months
46650 AUD/year
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This Master of Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from The University of Western Australia enables students to undertake a PhD in their chosen discipline with the Master of Infectious Diseases.

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About The Course

This Master of Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from The University of Western Australia has been developed in response to the international need for advanced training and research in infectious diseases to better prepare medical scientists, medical professionals, the public sector and other groups. 

Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall is a valued member of staff and brings a host of resources to the program. 

Career Pathways

This higher degree will equip you to further your career in infectious diseases and associated areas.

Programme Structure

  • Students have the opportunity to gain practical experience in Western Australia's public diagnostic pathology laboratory, PathWest, through the integration of placements for research projects and practicums with coursework.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 061839C

  • English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    46650 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46650 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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