Infectious Diseases Control - PHCMFS9043

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Program: 9043 - Int Pub Health/Pub Health


Master of International Public Health (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

Who should do this stream?

The Infectious Diseases Control specialisation provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in the principles and practice of infectious diseases epidemiology and control.

This stream is aimed at public health personnel who seek a career in infectious disease control in the health sector or in international health, or who wish to progress to postgraduate research in infectious diseases epidemiology.

The Infectious Diseases Control stream is available to students enrolled in the dual 9043 Master of International Public Health/Master of Public Health Program.

Stream Structure

Students must complete 72 units of credit as follows:
  • Four core courses (24uoc)
  • Three International electives (18uoc)
  • Any SPHCM Elective (6 UOC)

Specialisation Requirement courses (24 UOC):

Stream defining course (6 UOC)

Two courses from recommended Infectious Diseases electives (12 UOC)

One course from recommended Infectious Diseases Methods electives (6UOC)

Stream Convenor

Associate Professor James Wood
Tel: +61 (2) 9385 8769

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