Clinical Epidemiology

 

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title

GCCLIEPI-01

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

GNCLIEPI-01

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

MAMECLEP-03

Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology

MASMCLEP-03

Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

 

3 Masters type

The masters degrees in these resolutions are professional masters courses, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology
(c)
the Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology); or
the Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

 

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
or
a bachelors degree in a health-related discipline with first or second class honours from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
or
a pass bachelors degree in a health-related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. Applicants must have completed work equivalent to a first or second class honours bachelors degree or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
or
a bachelors degree in a health-related discipline with first or second class honours from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
or
a pass bachelors degree in a health-related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. Applicants must have completed work equivalent to a first or second class honours bachelors degree or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(5)
Admission to the Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) requires:
a bachelors degree in a health-related discipline with first or second class honours from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
or
a pass bachelors degree in a health-related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. Applicants must have completed work equivalent to a first or second class honours bachelors degree or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty.

 

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Clinical Epidemiology.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study from Part A Electives.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
24 credit points of elective units of study, consisting of:
(i)
a minimum of 18 credit points from Part A Electives; and
(ii)
a maximum of 6 credit points from Part B Electives.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study; and
(c)
30 credit points of additional elective units of study, consisting of:
(i)
a minimum of 18 credit points from Part A Electives; and
(ii)
a maximum of 12 credit points from Part B Electives.

 

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 and who do not formally elect to proceed under the revised resolutions, complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.