Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

What will I study?

Overview

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES
On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, students will be able to:

Knowledge

1. Explain the fundamental concepts and current practices in the discipline of Epidemiology
2. Identify epidemiologic methods commonly used to study infectious diseases

Skills

3. Demonstrate critical and analytical skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories.
4. Evaluate the suitability of epidemiologic studies of infectious diseases to be utilised in formulating a response to a public health problem
5. Communicate a scientific argument to a range of specialist and non-specialist audiences in written and oral form

Application of knowledge and skills

6. Demonstrate the application of epidemiologic knowledge and skills to new situations
7. Apply appropriate epidemiologic research principles and methods to infectious disease related problems

COURSE STRUCTURE
For the award of Graduate Certificate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology you must complete the following FOUR subjects:

POPH90013 Biostatistics
POPH90014 Epidemiology 
POPH90112 Infectious Disease Epidemiology
POPH90271 Infections Diseases Modelling

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