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The Master of Applied Epidemiology is a challenging, hands-on program which develops high level expertise in applying epidemiological methods to surveillance, outbreak investigation and disease control. The program is a leading member of the global Network of Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions that is collaborating with WHO's training and emergency response activities.
It is predominantly field-based, involving 21 months of field placement in a public health department or institution, and 12 weeks of intensive coursework (in four blocks) in Canberra.
Graduates of the medical and health sciences, with at least two years' health-related work experience, are eligible to apply for the two-year, full-time scholarships. Selection will be on the basis of academic merit and work experience. Scholars will receive a tax-free stipend of $32,032 pa.
Applications close: 10 July 1998.
For further information and application papers, please contact:
Ros Hales, MAE Administrator, NCEPH, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200
Telephone: (02) 6249 2790
Facsimile: (02) 6249 0740
This notice was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 22 No 6, 11 June 1998.