Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Science (Epidemiology)

2 years full-time(part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International
Course CRICOS code:062189B

On completiong of this course, graduates are expected to have:

  • A critical approach to the appraisal of research work;
  • The skills to identify and prioritise issues in health research and practice;
  • The capacity to apply epdiemiological and biostatistical theory and methods in practice, including the demonstrated ability to: Identify health issues and formulate research questions; Locate, synthesise and critically appraise epidemiological data, systems and research; Design and appraise epidemiological studies; Summarise and report epidemiological data; Apply standard methods of statistical analysis used in epidemiology; Interpret and apply the findings of epidemiological studies; Prepare grant applications and manuscripts and deliver effective oral presentations; and
  • Developed business and communication skills that are relevant to the workplace.  

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