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Master Blended

Biostatistics

University of Adelaide

18 months
Duration
39500 AUD/year
29500 AUD/year
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About

University of Adelaide's Master of Biostatistics is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA) and delivered mostly online.

Overview

Have a knack for numbers? Interested in statistics and health science? Biostatisticians collect, interrogate, interpret and communicate data. They provide the specialised skills needed to draw useful conclusions from health-related research.

In the Master in Biostatistics from University of Adelaide you will:

  • learn from leading teachers and biostatisticians Australia-wide
  • study statistical theory and methods
  • apply your learning to problems in professional practice
  • build career skills through workplace research placements.

Where could it take you?

You’ll emerge fully qualified for registration. You could work for a pharmaceutical or biotech company. You’ll be in high demand in medical and epidemiological research, and government departments and agencies. Perhaps you’ll help design and execute world-changing clinical trials while sharing your knowledge as a university teacher.

Career Readiness

The Master of Biostatistics will allow you to develop a specialist career role in health-related research or health services. Biostatistical expertise is in very high demand in many areas. Possible job settings include:

  • Medical and epidemiological research
  • The pharmaceutical industry
  • Government departments and agencies

The Masters degree also provides a great grounding for PhD and other higher degree research programs.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Potential careers

Medical Research, Epidemiologist, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Scientist, Biotechnology, Biotechnology Engineer, Statistician, Biostatistician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Mathematical Background for Biostatistics
  • Data Management & Statistical Computing
  • Probability and Distribution Theory
  • Principles of Statistical Inference

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: Available to non-student visa holder ONLY.
  • A Bachelor degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Science, Psychology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Economics, Health Sciences or other appropriate discipline from an approved university (or equivalent qualification such as the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics.
  • Applicants must;
  • display a proven aptitude for advanced mathematical work, indicated for example by a high level of achievement in high school or undergraduate mathematics, or by means of an administrated mathematics exam;
  • have successfully completed introductory course in statistics for which they were formally enrolled and assessed, covering at least the estimation of means and proportions with confidence intervals, and the comparison of means and proportions between two groups using hypothesis tests (i.e. t-tests and chi-squared tests for 2x2 tables).
  • All applicants must attend an interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    29500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 AUD per year during 18 months.

Australian Full-fee place: $29,500

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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