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Masters Degrees in Epidemiology in Australia

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Master of Epidemiology Master Degree

Western Sydney University Australia

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Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology Graduate Diploma

The University of Sydney Australia

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Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology Masters Degree (Research)

Australian National University Australia

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Master of Epidemiology MSci

The University of Melbourne Australia

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Master of Clinical Epidemiology Master Degree

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

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Study a Epidemiology Masters in Australia in 2024

Epidemiology, as an academic degree, focuses on the study of disease patterns and health-related issues within populations. It involves the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data to understand the distribution and determinants of diseases and health outcomes. Epidemiologists play a crucial role in public health, as their work helps identify risk factors, design interventions, and inform health policies to improve the overall well-being of communities.

Epidemiologists play a critical role in addressing health disparities, infectious disease outbreaks, chronic diseases, and other public health challenges. As the world faces ongoing health threats, such as pandemics and emerging diseases, the demand for skilled epidemiologists continues to grow. Pursuing a degree in Epidemiology offers an intellectually stimulating and impactful career path for individuals passionate about improving population health and promoting evidence-based health interventions.

Graduates of a masters degree in Epidemiology will have a diverse range of career options available to them within the public health sector. These may include roles as epidemiology research assistant, public health analyst, data analyst, health educator, and epidemiology project coordinator.

Your degree program will include a mix of lectures, seminars, and practical experiences to develop your analytical and research skills. Depending on your course, you may have the opportunity to participate in field studies, data collection, and public health projects. Modules you will study could include:

  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Epidemiological Study Design
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

See our detailed guide to studying in Australia for international students.

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