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What will I learn?

The professional development of trained epidemiologists competent in the practical application of epidemiologic methods to a wide-range of contemporary public health issues is increasingly important within the context of global pandemics, local outbreaks and rising rates of chronic diseases.

Graduate Diploma in Applied Epidemiology will provide for the training of members of the healthcare team who have key roles in the planning, implementation or evaluation of disease control programs and who require a good foundation in epidemiology for this work.


  • SPH5002 Public Health Research Methods
  • SPH5103 Collection, Management & Analysis of Quantitative Data
  • SPH5201 Control of Communicable Diseases
  • SPH5202 Control of Non-communicable Diseases
  • SPH5407 Programme Evaluation
  • SPH5890 Independent Study Module
  • SPH5204 Nutrition and Health - Fundamentals and Applications
  • SPH5306 Environmental Health
  • SPH5406 Contemporary Global Health Issues
  • SPH5408 Public Health and Ageing
  • SPH5890 Independent Study Module

Which department am I in?

Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Study options

Full Time (3 semesters)

Tuition fees
SG $12,000 for the entire course
Start date

Expected August 2022


Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

National University of Singapore,

Tahir Foundation Building, 12 Science Drive 2, #10-01,

117549, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

Students must have obtained bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and at least one year of relevant experience in public health/ disease control or epidemiology.

International applicants must submit test scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and must meet the minimum scores required: 580 on the TOEFL paper-based test; 237 on the TOEFL computer-based test; 85 on the TOEFL internet-based test; 6.0 on the IELTS test.


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