Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Course overview

  • 1 year part time
  • Mixed Attendance Mode (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic students
  • Start Year Intake - February


The Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology provides the baseline skills necessary to work in the field of infectious disease investigation, monitoring, reporting, decision making and research. Within this degree students will learn to use surveillance data, investigate outbreaks, and analyse and interpret information from studies of infectious diseases.

The course covers the fundamental concepts of epidemiology and biostatistics, and the application of these concepts to infectious disease epidemiology and modelling. Students completing the course will be able to contribute to infectious diseases epidemiologic or medical research, analyse data and critically appraise evidence that informs public health decisions.