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Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Western Australia

48 months
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This Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy course 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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This Infectious Diseases and Doctor of Philosophy course 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. 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.

Career Pathways

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Principles of Mycology and Parasitology
  • Molecular and Cellular Microbiology 
  • Diagnostic Medical Microbiology
  • Antimicrobial Agents 
  • Tropical, Travel and Remote Area Infectious Diseases 
  • Vectors of Infectious Diseases and Vector Control
  • Public and Environmental Health Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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72 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—met the requirements set out in Doctor of Philosophy Rule 2 except that both the Board of the Graduate Research School (the Board) and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (the Faculty) will decide who is eligible.

Tuition Fee

National Commonwealth supported students:$8,747.06

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Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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