Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Our Postgraduate Information Sessions are an opportunity to find out about courses from professional and academic staff and have all your questions answered. These online sessions will give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes. 

Out-think superbugs

Be the one who conquers superbugs for good, with Western’s Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology.We believe knowledge doesn’t just come from theory but also by being actively involved in the medical field.

It’s why we’re involved in collaborative research with clinicians, policy makers and community partners. We’re leaders in health research, both nationally and internationally. As a result, our graduates are highly sought after.

Core units include Epidemiology and Biostatistics, while our range of specialist electives include fascinating areas, like Disease Surveillance, Environmental Epidemiology and Research Protocol Design.

Taught out of our Parramatta Campus, you’ll emerge with a solid understanding of epidemiological concepts and methods. Be given the vital skills and knowledge needed to combat disease, improve global health and establish effective public health policy.

Learn form the best

Ranked in the Top 2% of universities in the world, and one of the world’s Top 100 Young Universities.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees:  $15,760*

Delivery: On campus, online

Fees: AUD $16,274* 

Delivery: On campus

Postgraduate Study Information

Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field. 

To gain a better understanding of course content, study options, admission requirements or to simply find out more register your interest below and we will be in touch. 



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"The degree allows skill development in different practical environments where you get to perform surgeries and have your own patients."

— Taren Bettler. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.