Course Description

The information on this page applies to prospective students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.

Clinical Epidemiology is the science behind good clinical research and evidence-based clinical decision making. Our programs are designed to develop both clinical researchers and practitioners by teaching the skills needed to generate high quality clinical research, as well as the skills to locate, appraise, interpret and apply the best research evidence to patient care.

This program will also develop the research skills required by many clinical training positions. The course is delivered in a flexible format, with face-to-face, online or block-mode delivery options, suitable for busy professionals.

Our programs are taught by clinicians for clinicians, making them relevant to your professional work.

Why study clinical epidemiology with us?

  • Our programs are taught by clinicians for clinicians, making them highly relevant to your professional work.
  • Our staffs have wide-ranging clinical experience which enriches your learning experience.
  • Your enhanced abilities in delivering Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) will progress your career as a clinician.
  • We offer you flexibility to choose full-time or part-time study as well as online, face-to-face or a mix of both modes of delivery.
  • You will offer superior care to your patients.
  • Your enhanced skills in research design and analysis techniques will enable you to produce high quality clinical research.

Who should study this course?

Our courses are designed to meet the needs of both the ‘users’ of clinical epidemiology (those who want their clinical decision making to be based on the best available evidence), and the ‘doers’ of clinical epidemiology (those who want to learn the skills required to do high quality clinical research).

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $30,500 total course cost.
International Students: $46,500 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.2% (national average 70.8%)
Improved skills: 80.2% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.7% (national average 84.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 82.4% (national average 84.2%)
Studying full time: 7.4% (national average 6.5%)
Median full time salary: $75,000 (national average $83,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 053863C
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MASMCLEP3000

Entry Requirements



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