The University of Newcastle, Australia
Location

Newcastle

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Online

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
Duration

0.5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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UON program code: 11684
CRICOS code: 095233G

Study Clinical Epidemiology

The University of Newcastle Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology provides health care professionals with an introduction to clinical epidemiology. You will learn basic research skills and obtain fundamental principles of clinical epidemiology, which can be applied to your current profession.

You will learn to apply the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics in a practical manner to improve your clinical decision making and develop your research skills to investigate clinical and population based health problems.

Why study with us?

  • Increase your career potential - the practical skills and knowledge you will gain in this program will allow you to expand your capabilities and work to a new level of expertise.
  • Flexible study options - you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime.
  • Exceptional learning experience - the University of Newcastle's postgraduate studies in health services rank #1 in NSW for overall educational experience (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2017).

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology postgraduate professionals

What you will study

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology will provide you with basic research skills, a fundamental understanding of epidemiological concepts, and knowledge of the application of methods in biostatistics in a variety of health settings.

You will study three core courses and you will select one elective course, enabling you to tailor your program to best suit your career objectives.


Key areas of study include:

  • Epidemiology-Basic Methods
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Statistics

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

View the full course list

Career opportunities

The University of Newcastle's Graduate Certificate Clinical Epidemiology will provide you with an understanding of epidemiology which can be applied to your current career in health sector. As a graduate, you will have a basic research skills, a fundamental understanding of epidemiological concepts and knowledge of the application of methods in biostatistics.

Possible career paths may include:

  • epidemiology research
  • academia
  • policy advisor
  • health related industries