Master of Infection Prevention and Control

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Griffith Graduate Infection Control Program is the longest running and most successful tertiary infection prevention and control education program across Australasia. This specialist program prepares graduates for advanced practice in infection prevention and control by addressing local, national, and international trends in the communicable diseases and infection.DurationThe Master of Infection Prevention and Control offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:You may be eligible to complete this program in 1.5 years full time, or part-time equivalent, if you have: Bachelor, related discipline You may be eligible to complete this program in 1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent, (with 40 credit points of credit) if you have:Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control


  • Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Contemporary Infection Prevention Practices
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry
  • Global Issues in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Health Leadership and Management
  • Infection Control for Community and Public Health
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Sciences of Infection and Disease
  • Transforming and Leading Healthcare

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree (4.0 GPA) or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who complete the dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research study. Graduates who wish to continue on to Higher Degree Research study and have not completed the dissertation component will be able to apply for entry to the Graduate Diploma of Health Research (4161) which provides the necessary preparation for entry into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programs.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $48,750 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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