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Human and Animal Biosecurity

Specialisation

The human and animal health specialisation includes study in the areas of health care systems and policy, communicable disease control, hazards to human and animal health, and health risk and communication.

About this specialisation

Completion of a specialisation is a requirement for the Master of Health Security program. A specialisation requires the completion of at least 6 units of study (36 credit points) chosen from the units of study listed in the table for that specialisation, unless candidates are exempted on the basis of recognised prior learning.

The human and animal health specialisation includes study in the areas of health care systems and policy, communicable disease control, hazards to human and animal health, and health risk and communication.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will learn and develop the skills necessary to manage broad facets of complex animal, human and plant disease-related events including: - emerging diseases (animal, plant and human) - laboratory safety and regulation (biosafety) - biodefense - quarantine and border control - agriculture and synthetic biology In addition, the Master of Health Security will also contain study options that provide a pathway for entry into higher degrees by research (e.g. PhD), allowing students to pursue a career in research and/or academia.
Courses that offer this specialisation

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Units of study in this specialisation

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