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M.Sc. On Campus

Biostatistics

University of Saskatchewan

24 months
Duration
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
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About

At the Biostatistics MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan you will study 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 MSc 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

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

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  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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