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

Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online

Duration

1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Online

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

1.5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online

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

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UON program code: 11685
CRICOS code: 095234G

Study Clinical Epidemiology

The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Epidemiology focuses on health care research. You will learn how to conceptualise, design and carry out health care research applying epidemiologic methods, and to apply the best available research evidence to clinical practices and health care.

In addition, you will develop an advanced understanding and practical application of the theoretical frameworks, effectively preparing you for a career in clinical epidemiology or evidence-based healthcare.

Why study with us?

  • Advance your medical career – by enhancing your research capability, you will achieve a broader understanding of epidemiological concepts, the application of methods in biostatistics, and economics in a variety of health settings, which will open the door to new career opportunities.
  • Flexible study options - At UON, 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.

Master of Clinical Epidemiology postgraduate professionals

What you will study

The Master of Clinical Epidemiology will provide you with an advanced knowledge base to begin your career as an epidemiologist.  You will study six core courses and then select six elective courses, enabling you to tailor your education to best suit your career objectives.

Key areas of study include:

  • biostatistics
  • clinical statistics
  • epidemiology
  • health economics
  • pharmacoepidemiology
  • randomised control trials
  • research protocol design
  • research project

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

As a clinical epidemiologist, you will work with the fundamental objective of finding ways to reduce the burden of disease, and control communicable disease epidemics.

Possible career paths may include:

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