Master of Biostatistics

The University of Adelaide

Have a knack for numbers? Interested in statistics and health science?par Biostatisticians collect, interrogate, interpret and communicate data. They provide the specialised skills needed to draw useful conclusions from health-related research. Our Master of Biostatistics is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA) and delivered mostly online. You will: learn from leading teachers and biostatisticians Australia-widepar study statistical theory and methodspar apply your learning to problems in professional practicepar build career skills through workplace research placements.

Course Fee:

Australian: $37,500

Entry Requirements:

4 year degree or equivalent; plus acceptable standard in Maths Proficiency. The selection process also considers qualifications/experience in a relevant field and includes an interview with the Program Coordinator.

Structure:

Students complete 11 core courses in Biostatistics and 1 elective course in thematic areas in Biostatistics.

Subjects you can Study:

Biostatistics

Study Pathways:

Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics

Further information:

The organisation of the BCA program delivery is unique in the world. A student enrols for the award - Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, or Masters - at their 'home' university, for example, the University of Adelaide. The BCA designates one university from within the Collaboration to deliver a particular course by distance to students around Australia, regardless of the university of enrolment. The BCA programs are supported by the collaborating universities, the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, state departments of health, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Statistician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Online 1.5 years

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