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Biostatistics

University of Saskatchewan

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
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About

Biostatistics program offered by University of Saskatchewan is the study of statistical techniques applied to medical, biological and agricultural data. Applications arise in areas such as public health, clinical medicine, veterinary medicine, health services, and occupational/environmental health.

Overview

Program Details

The Biostatistics Program offered by University of Saskatchewan is a collaborative venture of the School of Public Health, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, and Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Through classroom participation, laboratory sessions, biostatistical consulting opportunities with core faculty members, and research, MSc and PhD students will have the opportunity to explore developments in theoretical statistics and the application of this theory in the life sciences.

 The Biostatistics Program provides students with opportunities to study and conduct research in such areas as:

  • Design and analysis of clinical trials;
  • Longitudinal data analysis;
  • Analysis of complex survey data;
  • Measurement error;
  • Survival analysis;
  • Computational statistics; and
  • Multivariate statistics.
The program prepares MSc graduates for positions that require expertise in data management, study design, and statistical modelling. The program prepares PhD graduates to assume faculty or other research-oriented positions in academic institutions or to take leadership positions in organizations that conduct health-related research. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Design and Analysis of clinical trials
  • Longitudinal Data analysis
  • Analysis of Complex survey data
  • Measurement Error models
  • Computational statistics
  • Multivariate statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 75% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of studies such as mathematics, statistics, applied statistics, biostatistics, quantitative psychology, or any other discipline with a strong background in mathematics or statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6730 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4260 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Biostatistics
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