Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online
1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.
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.
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:
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.
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: