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University of Queensland

18 months
34160 AUD/year
23360 AUD/year
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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.


This Epidemiology program offered at the 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 
  • 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
  • Health Aspects of Disasters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 066287A

To enrol in the program, a person must:

  • 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

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  • International

    34160 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34160 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    23360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23360 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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