Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases

If you want an exciting career that stimulates you, challenges you and rewards you, a postgraduate degree in science will set you on the right path.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Master of Infectious Diseases, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Infectious Diseases, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$30,500.00
Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2018
$8,622.63
Typical Fee Range - 2018
$6,444.00 - $10,754.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2017
$39,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$40,400.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(b)(i) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent in the Level 3 units; or
(ii) at least three years of relevant full-time professional experience; or
(iii) evidence of adequate research outputs, as recognised by UWA.
1A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Science in a biomedical or biological discipline, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Science, or a bachelor's degree in applied biomedical science or public health (medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and veterinary science).

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in Medical Microbiology, Tropical Infectious Diseases, and Public and Environmental Health Microbiology.

About The Course

The course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in hospital diagnostic or research laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies. Units in this course also have a practical emphasis enhanced by classes in laboratories.
Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51330
CRICOS code
  • 058926G
Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51330
CRICOS code
  • 058926G
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases
CRICOS Code: 00126G
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