The National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University is offering the Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) for 2018-2019. The MAE program is a two-year Field Epidemiology Training Program that teaches people to become field epidemiologists who are able to investigate outbreaks and evaluate public health surveillance systems.
During the two-year program, the scholar will be placed in a State, Territory or Federal health department or other appropriate placement. Scholars may be employed by their field placement or offered a tax-free scholarship of $50,000 per annum.
The MAE is a research degree that consists of 3 two-three week residential teaching blocks in Canberra over the 2 year course, on-line learning and thesis fulfilling core competencies.
Applications close 31 August 2017.