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Be the supermind that takes on superbugs with our Master of Epidemiology. Find the solutions to challenging epidemics with our Master of Epidemiology. To lead the charge in combating disease, improve global health and establish effective public health policy, reserve your place at Western now.
Out think superbugs
For over 10 years Western Sydney University has been at the leading edge of medical education. Our passion for learning that makes a difference in the real world is one of the reasons why we are ranked in the Top 2% of universities in the world, and one of the world’s Top 100 young universities. You see, 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. Because of all this our graduates are highly sought after. Our commitment to being at the forefront of education is evidenced by our Master of Epidemiology degree taught out of Parramatta Campus. Graduates learn vital skills and knowledge to lead the charge in combating disease, improve global health and establish effective public health policy.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus, online
Fees: AUD $31,584*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate in epidemiology, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Health and Medical Research
- Environmental Health
- Communicable Disease Control
- Government Health Agencies
- Private Industry
When an outbreak of disease occurs, it will be your job to find its cause and control its spread. You will conduct fieldwork, collect and analyse data, consider demographic patterns and recommend measures to stop the disease in its tracks.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.