About this course
|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology|
|Year & campus||2024 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||50 credit points|
|Duration||12 months part-time|
The Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology provides the baseline skills necessary to work in the field of infectious disease investigation, monitoring, reporting, decision making and research. Within this degree students will learn to use surveillance data, investigate outbreaks, and analyse and interpret information from studies of infectious diseases.
The course covers the fundamental concepts of epidemiology and biostatistics, and the application of these concepts to infectious disease epidemiology and modelling. Students completing the course will be able to contribute to infectious diseases epidemiologic or medical research, analyse data and critically appraise evidence for public health decisions.
Students interested in further study at the completion of the Graduate Certificate will be well placed to undertake:
- Master of Epidemiology (MEpi)
- Master of Science (Epidemiology) (MSc(Epi))
- Master of Public Health (MPH)
Last updated: 10 November 2023