Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence 12 months Postgraduate Program By The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) |Top Universities
Program Duration

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Main Subject Area

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Program overview

Main Subject

Medicine Related Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

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. 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 overview

Main Subject

Medicine Related Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

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. You will acquire a deep understanding across a complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge including infectious diseases intelligence, outbreak investigation, immunisation and prevention and control.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

90+
6.5+
176+
64+

For entry into this program, you must have one of the following:

  • An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of four or more years duration (e.g., MBBS, MD).
  • An undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management.
In exceptional circumstances, applicants with extensive relevant professional work experience (e.g., hospital-trained nurses, paramedics, Aboriginal health workers) may be considered. A minimum of five years full-time relevant professional experience is required and an interview with the School of Population Health may be conducted.

Relevant fields

Examples of relevant fields include, but are not restricted to:

  • medicine
  • nursing 
  • allied health
  • health sciences
  • biomedical sciences
  • dentistry
  • sociology
  • behavioural and social sciences
  • psychology
  • marketing
  • human services
  • emergency services
  • environmental health
  • veterinary science
  • health administration
  • business
  • management
  • engineering 
  • law 
  • science 
  • mathematics and statistics
  • economics
  • policy studies
  • development studies.

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