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Western Sydney University

  • 13% international / 87% domestic

Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology

  • Graduate Diploma

At Western, we believe knowledge doesn't just come from theory but by being actively involved in the medical field. It's one of the reasons we're ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Find the solutions to challenging epidemics, and change the face of modern medicine.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
4739, 088190F
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar
Domestic Fees
$32,548 per year / $32,548 total

About this course

At Western, we believe knowledge doesn't just come from theory but by being actively involved in the medical field. It's one of the reasons we're ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Find the solutions to challenging epidemics, and change the face of modern medicine.

Study locations

Parramatta South

Online

Career pathways

Be prepared for a career as a health researcher or clinician (medical, nursing and allied health). 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

  • Non-government organisations
Epidemiologist

When an outbreak of disease occurs, it will be your job to find its cause and control its spread. You will conduct fieldwork, collect and analyse data, consider demographic patterns and recommend measures to stop the disease in its tracks.

Research Scientist

Research Scientists plan and carry out experiments, analyse results and data,carry out fieldwork, develop new products or apply new discoveries and teach at universities.

Academia

University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at Western Sydney University.
79.5%
Overall satisfaction
86.6%
Skill scale
64.3%
Teaching scale
95.4%
Employed full-time
$120k
Average salary