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MEpi Epidemiology

Catalog id : 5481
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1.5 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
28736 AUD
National
18240 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Medicine
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

This program aims to provide structured coursework developing epidemiological, biostatistical and methodological skills to an advanced level.All expenses incurred with dissertation are the responsibility of the student.Limited Summer Semester entry is available to domestic students only as elective courses only are offered in that semester.

Careers:

UQ's Epidemiology program is geared toward individuals interested in pursuing careers as independent investigators in either public health (standard plan) or clinical research (clinical epidemiology plan). Four main areas of work hire epidemiologists and these are clinical/academia, health departments, industry and infection control.

 

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

 Applicants must:

  • hold an approved degree with a GPA of 5+; or
  • hold a degree in another discipline with a GPA of 5+ & have completed 12 months FT work in an approved health care setting; or
  • hold the Grad Cert and/or Grad Dip in Epidemiology from the University (or equivalent).

          AND

  • Passed a tertiary quantitative research methods course with a grade of 5+; or
  • Demonstrate an active contribution to a research publication; or
  • Provide a report from a referee or research mentor confirming skills and experience with health-related quantitative research.

 For International students:

 Applicants must:

  • hold an approved degree with a GPA of 5+; or
  • hold a degree in another discipline with a GPA of 5+ & have completed 12 months FT work in an approved health care setting; or
  • hold the Grad Cert and/or Grad Dip in Epidemiology from the University (or equivalent).

          AND

  • Passed a tertiary quantitative research methods course with a grade of 5+; or
  • Demonstrate an active contribution to a research publication; or
  • Provide a report from a referee or research mentor confirming skills and experience with health-related quantitative research.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening)

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title       

      Part A:

  • PUBH7600 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • PUBH7611 Epidemiology in Practice
  • PUBH7630 Introduction to Biostatistics
  • PUBH7631 Practical Regression Analyses
  • PUBH7650 Clinical Epidemiology

      Part B:

  • PUBH7950 Dissertation (full time study) [1]
  • PUBH7955 Dissertation (part time study) [2]
  • PUBH7957 Dissertation (part time study) [2]

      Part C:

  • PUBH7027 Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PUBH7101 Communicable Disease Management & Control
  • PUBH7618 Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine
  • PUBH7632 Advanced Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • PUBH7653 Methods of Clinical Epidemiology
  • STAT7601 Mathematical Background for Biostatistics
  • STAT7603 Data Management & Statistical Computing

      Clinical Epidemiology:

      Part A:

  • PUBH7600 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • PUBH7611 Epidemiology in Practice
  • PUBH7630 Introduction to Biostatistics
  • PUBH7631 Practical Regression Analyses
  • PUBH7650 Clinical Epidemiology
  • PUBH7653 Methods of Clinical Epidemiology

      Part B:

  • PUBH7950 Dissertation (full time study) [1]
  • PUBH7955 Dissertation (part time study) [2]
  • PUBH7957 Dissertation (part time study) [2]

      Part C:

  • PUBH7027 Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PUBH7101 Communicable Disease Management & Control
  • PUBH7618 Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine
  • PUBH7632 Advanced Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • STAT7601 Mathematical Background for Biostatistics
  • STAT7603 Data Management & Statistical Computing

      End notes:

  • [1] Code for students completing the course in one semester.
  • [2] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Additional application information:

A degree in one of the following disciplines would normally meet the "approved degree" requirement:

  • Allied health (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy)
  • Behavioural and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Dentistry, Oral Health
  • Development Studies
  • Environmental Health
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Food Science
  • Health Economics
  • Health Management
  • Medicine, Medical sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health or Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary sciences

 

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