Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology

Develop your skills in the study of disease in human populations and learn the  principles of infectious diseases.

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Career Pathways

Career outcomes

  • Research officer
  • Health project/program manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Health researcher
  • Health promotion officer

Career outcomes

  • Research officer
  • Health project/program manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Health researcher
  • Health promotion officer

Further Study

This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Public Health.

This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Public Health.

Fees and scholarships

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Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
24
Average Annual Fee - 2022
$8,825.24
Typical Fee Range - 2022
$3,985.00 - $14,630.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
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Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology will provide you with the opportunity to examine, analyse and assess the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases.  

About the course

This course will develop your skills in the study of disease in human populations and the principles of infectious diseases.
Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, 2021
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 92220
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, 2021
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 92220
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
TISC Codes

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

graduate certificate in communicable diseases epidemiology

Top 3 reasons to study this course

  1. Learn how methods are used in contemporary public health practice and applied in population-based infectious diseases.
  2. Make connections within UWA's School of Population and Global Health, a leading research, teaching and service organisation whose work influences health policies and practices.
  3. Gain greater understanding of the theory and principles of control of infectious diseases in evolving scenarios.
graduate certificate in communicable diseases epidemiology

What you'll learn

  • Describe and evaluate health and disease in population groups.
  • Analyse, interpret and present health and medical data.
  • Describe and apply principles of communicable diseases.
  • Outline the health impact from environmental disturbances both regionally and globally.

Study options in Public Health

We offer a range of courses enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your personal or professional interests and advance your career. 

How does it work?

Study part-time for a Semester 1 commencement, and full-time or part-time for a Semester 2 commencement. You can then choose to enter into the Master of Public Health.