Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases

12 months
44300 AUD/year
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This Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases from The University of Western Australia provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in Medical Microbiology, Tropical Infectious Diseases, and Public and Environmental Health Microbiology. 


Units in this Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases from The University of Western Australia have a practical emphasis enhanced by classes in the adjacent PathWest laboratories. The course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in hospital diagnostic or research laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies.

Career Pathways 

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Mycology and Parasitology
  • Diagnostic Medical Microbiology
  • Tropical, Travel and Remote Area Infectious Diseases 
  • Public and Environmental Health Microbiology   
  • Principles of Infection and Immunity 
  • Epidemiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 058926G  

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44300 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

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.


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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