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What will I learn?

Be the super mind that takes on superbugs with our Master of Epidemiology. Find the solutions to challenging epidemics with our Master of Epidemiology. To lead the charge in combating disease, improve global health and establish effective public health policy, reserve your place at Western now.

For over 10 years Western Sydney University has been at the bleeding edge of medical education. Our passion for learning that makes a difference in the real world is one of the reasons why we are ranked in the Top 2% of universities in the world, and one of the world’s Top 100 young universities. You see, we believe knowledge doesn’t just come from theory but also by being actively involved in the medical field. It’s why we’re involved in collaborative research with clinicians, policy makers and community partners. We’re leaders in health research both nationally and internationally. Because of all this our graduates are highly sought after. Our commitment to being at the forefront of education is evidenced by our Master of Epidemiology degree taught out of Parramatta Campus. Graduates learn vital skills and knowledge to lead the charge in combating disease improve global health and establish effective public health policy.

Your career:

As a graduate in epidemiology, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

Health and Medical Research

Environmental Health

Communicable Disease Control

Government Health Agencies

Private Industry

Which department am I in?

School of Medicine

CRICOS

088189K

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,548.00 (17,42,398) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 March 2022

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant for a Masters Coursework degree program must either hold: A Bachelor degree or an overseas qualification from a recognized university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, or a Graduate Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution or university. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

An applicant for a Masters coursework degree program must either hold: a Bachelor degree or an overseas qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, or A Graduate Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution or university.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked 251st by Times Higher Education
  • Top 50 Young Universities in the World
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 48,500 Students, 6,700 International Students