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Epidemiology

University of Queensland

18 months
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33424 AUD/year
21280 AUD/year
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About

The Epidemiology program offered at the University of Queensland will develop your understanding of a range of principles, approaches and analytic strategies relevant to epidemiology, so you can make a meaningful contribution to the field.

Overview

This Epidemiology program from University of Queensland will develop your epidemiological, biostatistical and methodological skills to an advanced level. It's designed for applicants with a background in epidemiology, quantitative research or health.

Choose one field of study from either Clinical Epidemiology or Standard Epidemiology. Clinical Epidemiology applies the principles of epidemiology to clinical practice, patient care and health settings. 

The Standard field focuses on epidemiology and a range of different population groups. You'll be expected to have knowledge and experience in the health workforce. Epidemiology is particularly suited if you are a graduate of medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, nutrition and statistics, or if you want to advance your skills in health research methods.

Program highlights

  • Gain advanced level skills in epidemiology and biostatistics and contribute to improving population health and increasing life expectancy.
  • Develop specialist qualifications in a core public health discipline from one of the leading Public Health schools in the Asia-Pacific.
  • Learn from experienced teachers and academics who have contributed to major public health projects globally.
  • Undertake a research project that addresses a specific topic or problem relevant to public or population health.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Epidemiologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Research associate
  • Research fellow
  • Clinical research officer
  • Medical officer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Epidemiology in Practice 
  • Practical Regression Analyses 
  • Clinical Epidemiology 
  • Mental Health Across the Globe: Challenges & Opportunities
  • One Health: Diseases at the Human-Animal interface
  • Health Promotion Implementation and Evaluation
  • Communicable Disease Management & Control
  • Directed Studies in Public Health
  • Public Health in Pandemics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
64
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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.
87

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
64
More about PTE Academic
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.
87

Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 066287A

  • hold an approved degree in the same discipline, with a GPA of 5; or
both-
  • hold an approved degree in any discipline, with a GPA of 5; and
  • have completed one year full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a healthcare, public health or research setting, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • if progressing from the Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology, students must have gained a GPA of 5.5 in 8 units from part A of the GDipEpi course list

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33424 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33424 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    21280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21280 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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