Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)
Summer Semester (01 Dec, 2019)

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Epidemiology.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Public Health

Email: med.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 4922

Web: https://public-health.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Epidemiology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must:

  1. hold an approved degree in the same discipline, with a GPA of 5; or
  2. both-
    1. hold an approved degree in any discipline, with a GPA of 5; and
    2. have completed one year full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a healthcare, public health or research setting, as approved by the executive dean; or
  3. if progressing from the Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology, students must have gained a GPA of 5.5 in 8 units from part A of the GDipEpi course list

CRICOS Code: 066287A

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: https://public-health.uq.edu.au/

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Epidemiology?

This program aims to provide structured coursework developing epidemiological, biostatistical and methodological skills to an advanced level.

All expenses incurred with dissertation are the responsibility of the student.

Limited Summer Semester entry is available to domestic students only as elective courses only are offered in that semester.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Epidemiology.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Visit the Future Students website for admissions information

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must:

  1. hold an approved degree in the same discipline, with a GPA of 5; or
  2. both-
    1. hold an approved degree in any discipline, with a GPA of 5; and
    2. have completed one year full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a healthcare, public health or research setting, as approved by the executive dean; or
  3. if progressing from the Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology, students must have gained a GPA of 5.5 in 8 units from part A of the GDipEpi course list

Additional application requirements

Semester 2 entry is only available to Australian students studying part time due to course scheduling.

A degree in one of the following disciplines would normally meet the "approved degree" requirement:

  • Allied health (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy)
  • Behavioural and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Dentistry, Oral Health
  • Development Studies
  • Environmental Health
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Food Science
  • Health Economics
  • Health Management
  • Medicine, Medical sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health or Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary sciences

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 066287A

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Master of Epidemiology

Careers

UQ's Epidemiology program is geared toward individuals interested in pursuing careers as independent investigators in either public health (standard plan) or clinical research (clinical epidemiology plan). Four main areas of work hire epidemiologists and these are clinical/academia, health departments, industry and infection control.

Program requirements for the Master of Epidemiology

To complete the Master of Epidemiology

To fulfil the requirements of the Master of Epidemiology, a student must complete the requisite number of courses chosen from the course list in accordance with the Program Rules.

For more information on program requirements, please contact the Faculty.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland policies and rules which govern the conduct of UQ programs. These may be found on the UQ policies and rules page on the my.UQ website.

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: