Biostatistics

Admission requirements

In general, admission to the Graduate Certificate in, Graduate Diploma in and Master of Biostatistics requires an undergraduate degree in statistics, mathematics, science, psychology, medicine, pharmacy, economics, health sciences or other appropriate discipline; a proven aptitude for advanced mathematical work; and having already passed an introductory course in statistics.

See course rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of units of study from Part 1 of the Table; and
  • 18 credit points of units of study from Part 2 or 3 of the Table.

The Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of units of study from Part 1 of the Table; and
  • 42 credit points of units of study from Part 2 of the Table.

The Master of Biostatistics requires the successful completion of 72 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of units of study from Part 1 of the Table; and
  • 48 credit points of units of study from Part 2 of the Table; and
  • a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of units of study from Part 3 of the Table; and
  • a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of workplace project units of study from Part 4 of the Table.