NCIRS runs a unit through the University of Sydney called Vaccines in Public Health. The unit is offered as a 6 credit point elective subject in the Master of Public Health and Master of Global Health programs at the University of Sydney.  

The unit covers a range of vaccinology topics, including: 

  • basic immunology
  • vaccine development
  • vaccine safety monitoring
  • epidemiology and surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases in Australia and globally
  • factors that impact vaccine uptake and acceptance, including evidence-based communication strategies
  • vaccine program evaluation
  • vaccines that protect against COVID-19 and other vaccine preventable diseases. 

In 2022, this unit will run completely online in Semester 2, from August to November. Enrolments are open through the University of Sydney. To enrol and for more information, click here


Last updated April 2023