Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

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Program Code 11684
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
  • Newcastle (Callaghan)
  • On Campus + Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery On Campus and via Distance Learning.
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Description

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology is an AQF level 8 program. It is an introductory program of particular relevance to those in public health. It allows students to gain some research skills and training relevant to their area of employment.

Career Opportunities

Graduation from these programs helps to prepare for a career in education - Faculty appointments at tertiary institution; research - Research academic or research fellow in clinical or public health focused research institutions; policy - Policy formulation, analysis and evaluation roles in government, private industry, or non-profit organisations or Public Health practice - at local or state health departments.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree in Medicine, or an AQF Level 8 or equivalent four year bachelor degree with honours in Pharmacy, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Applied Science in a health related discipline, or an AQF Level 8 or equivalent a four year bachelor degree with honours in a health related discipline or an AQF Level 8 or equivalent four year bachelor degree with honours in Arts (with a major sequence of study in psychology, sociology or other social/behavioural science discipline). In special circumstances an applicant holding other acceptable academic or professional qualifications and with relevant work experience may be admitted as a candidate.

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to new program go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on How to apply for credit.

International Students

The programs are structured to provide opportunities for offshore International students. Applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. The programs are likely to attract international students and strategies for program-specific student support will be developed in consultation with participating students. International students will be encouraged to avail themselves of existing University support networks and services.

Special Needs

The Faculty accepts that it is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations for students with special needs, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, which offers practical assistance and advice to students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty will seek advice from the Student Support Unit as to what constitutes “reasonable accommodations” under Anti-Discrimination legislation.

Requirements and Structure

Six months full time or part time equivalent. This program is offered online and is not accepting International on campus students.

Candidates must complete 30 units of Core Courses and 10 units of Directed Courses, keeping in mind assumed knowledge requirements.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
BIOS6910 Biostatistics A Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
EPID6410 Clinical Epidemiology Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6420 Epidemiology A - Basic Methods Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from the Directed Course List
BIOS6920 Biostatistics B Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
BIOS6940 Intermediate Biostatistics in Epidemiology Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6430 Epidemiology B - Research Design Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
EPID6460 Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6470 Infectious Disease Surveillance Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6500 Methods in Pharmacoepidemiology Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6530 Pharmacoepidemiology - Policy and Economic Issues Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6600 Research Protocol Design Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
EPID6660 Public Health Implications of an Ageing Population Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
HLSC6101 Workplace Injury Management Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
HPRO6715 Foundations of Health Promotion Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
HPRO6900 Health Program Evaluation Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6130 Basis of Drug/Alcohol Problems Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6295 Managing Challenging Behaviours: Psychological Solutions Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6320 Stroke: Acute Management Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6340 Stroke Rehabilitation Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6010 Occupational Health Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6050 Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6150 Introduction to Quality and Safety in Health Care Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6210 Qualitative Methods in Health Research Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PUBH6250 Health Economics Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6290 Economic evaluation of health care Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6290 Economic evaluation of health care Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6301 Chronic Disease and Injury Control Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PUBH6303 Special Project in Public Health Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PUBH6304 Global Health Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PUBH6305 Global Health Systems and Policy Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units