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.
Ready when you are
Are you ready to make a change? It’s not too late to see where a Western degree can take you.
Join us for Mid-Year Info Day at our Parramatta City campus on Saturday, 15 May and get started on your journey to university.
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.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus, online
Fees: AUD $32,548*
Delivery: On campus
Postgraduate Information Sessions
Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.
Streaming live from May, we’ll be discussing course content, admission requirements and career outcomes.
Register now for our upcoming Postgraduate Medicine Information Session at 5pm on Wednesday, 16 June to explore where Postgraduate studies can take you.
Start your unlimited journey today.
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.
Research Scientists plan and carry out experiments, analyse results and data,carry out fieldwork, develop new products or apply new discoveries and teach at universities.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*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.