Infectious Diseases Control - PHCMFS9054

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Program: 9054 - IntlPubHlth/PubHlth(Extn)


Master of Public Health (Extension) (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

Who should do this stream?
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 Master of Public Health (MPH) in Infectious Diseases Control provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in the principles and practice of infectious diseases control.

Stream Structure

A. MPH core courses (18 units of credit)


B. The following stream-defining course (6 units of credit):

C. Two courses (12 units of credit) from recommended infectious disease-related electives, including:

D. One course (6 units of credit ) from recommended infectious disease methods electives, including:

E. One more elective (6 Units of Credit), a project in infectious diseases or internship:
Students who enrolled in the stream before Semester 1 2016 will not be impacted by the changes outlined above. Students will be able to select courses previously offered in the Stream as well as the new option of PHCM9143 Internship in an infectious diseases topic.

Stream Convenor

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

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