Master of Biostatistics

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Biostatistics is the specialised application of statistics (involving study design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation) to the field of health.

Course Fee:

Australian: $40,500
International: $61,329

Entry Requirements:

16 units: A four year (i.e. Honours) degree with a major in statistics. Applicants lacking this qualification may be eligible for the #24 unit program. The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0. 24 units: An approved degree, and have completed at least one introductory tertiary level statistics course (or equivalent); or A Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics from this university (or equivalent). Applicants who have completed a four year (i.e. Honours) degree with a major in statistics may be eligible for the #16 unit program. A degree in one of the following disciplines would normally meet the 'approved degree' requirement: Science; Applied Science; Medical Science; Behavioural Science; Education; Engineering; Mathematics; Pharmacy; Psychology; Public Health; Speech Therapy; Nursing; Arts. The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0.


16 units or 24 units

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

This program is offered in web-based mode only. Due to course scheduling and prerequisites, this program can be completed on a part-time basis only.

Who for:

Graduates wanting to specialise in biostatistics or wanting to increase technical skills in clinical research or move into health research or planning

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Herston No info Yes Online 3 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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