Master of Infectious Diseases

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

This program provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in medical microbiology, tropical infectious diseases and, public and environmental health microbiology. It includes an individual research project, or a practicum. The course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies.

Course Fee:

Australian: $61,000
International: $80,800

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Science from UWA in a biomedical, biological or related area of science or equivalent; or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from UWA or equivalent; or Bachelor of Dental Science from UWA or equivalent; or undergraduate degree in applied biomedical science or public health (medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary science), or equivalent


The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points.

Subjects you can Study:

Infectious diseases

Study Pathways:

Articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases. All credit obtained in the Graduate Diploma can be applied to the Masters course.

Who for:

Science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Farm Hand, Medical Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info Yes Full time 2 years
Crawley No info Yes Part time 4 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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