Short courses

We offer a diverse range of 4-day short courses in public health for professional development throughout the year, providing convenient flexible education opportunities for a broad audience.

Our courses are presented by an experienced faculty of public health academics and expert practitioners in the field. They are designed for people already working in population health, who want to refresh their public health knowledge and skills, or those who may be considering a career in population health or related research.

Registrations are open - courses fill quickly and space is limited. Visit each course page to register online.

The courses

Public Health Surveillance

Public Health Surveillance

The next course is scheduled to start on 22 Feb 2016.

Ever wondered how Australia monitors important diseases? The Public Health Surveillance course is designed to equip participants with the...

Outbreak Investigation

Outbreak Investigation

The next course is scheduled to start on 29 Feb 2016.

Do you have an interest in how outbreaks of communicable diseases are investigated and controlled? Do you currently work or intend to work...

Methods in Applied Epidemiological Research

Methods in Applied Epidemiological Research

The next course is scheduled to start on 9am 29 Aug 2016.

Do you want to conduct a research project but don’t quite know where to start? This course introduces participants to the practical side of...

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

The next course is scheduled to start on 9am 5 Sep 2016.

Epidemiology is a required skill for many aspects of public health practice. This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of...

Analysis of Public Health Data

Analysis of Public Health Data

Please contact the Course Convenor for schedule information.

This course is not available in 2016. Have you ever been given a health dataset and not known where to start? This course will provide you...

Scientific writing

Scientific Writing

Please contact the Course Convenor for schedule information.

Understanding the principles and practicalities of scientific writing for the peer-reviewed literature in public health. Scientific writing...

Systematic Reviews

Please contact the Course Convenor for schedule information.

This course will enable participants to find, appraise and interpret research relevant to public health. At the end of the course,...

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