Overview

The Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MIDI) is essential for a career in health emergencies, outbreaks, infectious diseases risk assessment and emergency response related to infectious diseases and other threats. This program is designed for relevant stakeholders from any sector, who wish to gain a better understanding of infectious diseases intelligence in the era of new and emerging disease threats, and approaches for the identification, assessment, prevention and control of infectious diseases. Students will be exposed to the perspectives of different stakeholders working in infectious diseases.You will acquire a deep understanding across a complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge including infectious diseases intelligence, outbreak investigation, immunisation and prevention and control.

Program Code

8362

UAC Code

910850 (CSP) 910851

CRICOS Code

089223E^

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

30

^ Offshore international students are not eligible for an Australian student visa for part-time study mode.

Why choose this degree?

This degree will equip you with advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills in infectious diseases prevention and control in a range of settings including in emergencies, as well as risk assessment, surveillance and related roles.

Who should choose this degree?

Health professionals seeking to increase their capacity around the management of infectious disease control strategies will choose this degree.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Employment in ministries and departments of health, government organisations, non-government and voluntary organisations, and primary care and community healthcare services

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have either: *An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below)

  • and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of 4 or more years duration (e.g. MBBS, MD)OR An undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below) *Examples include, but are not restricted to, medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, biomedical sciences, dentistry, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, social work, psychology, marketing, human services, emergency services, environmental health, veterinary science, health administration, business, management, engineering, law, science, mathematics and statistics, economics, policy studies and development studies.Applications will be assessed in accordance with the UNSW Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure.Application ProcedureFor Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens, applications for postgraduate coursework programs at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine are online through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

For international students, applications for postgraduate coursework programs at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine are online through UNSW Apply Online.Please contact the Student Services office for further information postgrad-sphcm@unsw.edu.au

How to apply

Applications for domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanemt humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed through the the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Postgraduate.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$30,720^*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$30,720^*

^There is a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this degree. The indicative tuition fee for domestic postgraduate students shown is for fee paying students, not students in Commonwealth Supported Places. To find out more about the student contribution amounts for Commonwealth Supported Places visit Postgraduate Commonwealth Support.

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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