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Biostatistics, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Biostatistics is a discipline encompassing the study and development of statistical, mathematical, and computer methods applied to the biological and health sciences. Biostatisticians play a key role in the design, conduct and analysis of research studies of health and disease. There is ample opportunity for experience in consulting and collaborative research. Alumni of the Biostatistics program are prominent in academia, industry and government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation of Biostatistics
  • Intermediate Biostatistics
  • Applied Statistical Analysis I
  • Applied Statistical Analysis II
  • Theory of Biostatistics I

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, or one of the physical, biological, or social sciences
  • At least a B average (on a 4.0 system) in prior academic work
  • Requires calculus and linear algebra
  • Satisfactory score on Graduate Records Exam (GRE)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    233 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 233 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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