Master of Epidemiology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

The Master of Epidemiology course is designed for graduates interested in a career in health research, including clinicians (medical, nursing and allied health) and practitioners from health-related fields (public health, environmental health, communicable disease control). It provides an advanced understanding of epidemiological concepts and methods and their application in clinical, public health and health policy settings. A variety of electives allow acquisition of specialist skills and knowledge in areas including disease surveillance, research protocol design and statistical modelling. A capstone unit involving design and conduct of an epidemiological study, which may be workplace-based, allows students to integrate their knowledge and experiences from the whole program.


160 credit points


  • Epidemiology

Standard entry requirements

Undergraduate degree or higher, in any discipline

Study pathways

Advanced standing is available.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $65,096 No
  • Full-time : 18 months
  • Part-time : 3 years
WSU Online International: $65,096 No
  • Full-time : 18 months
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

There are inherent requirements for this course that students must meet in order to complete the course and graduate.

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