Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology
Careers and further study
Explore the career opportunities available to you.
- Research officer
- Health project/program manager
- Policy analyst
- Health researcher
- Health promotion officer
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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Postgraduate – Full Fee Paying (FFP) & Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)
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.
Cost of living
If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
Ranking and Selection Process
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.
Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules).
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This course is subsidised for Australian residents through Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Visit our fee calculator for CSP rates and an estimate on your course fees.
About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, 2021
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Top 3 reasons to study this course
- Learn how methods are used in contemporary public health practice and applied in population-based infectious diseases.
- 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.
- Gain greater understanding of the theory and principles of control of infectious diseases in evolving scenarios.
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.