Postgraduate Diploma Online


University of Queensland

24 months
41536 AUD/year
15200 AUD/year
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Refine your understanding of biostatistical concepts and methods, and gain in-demand skills in medical research and healthcare with the Biostatistics program from University of Queensland.


This program is ideal if you're interested in advancing knowledge in biomedicine, public health, or the life sciences. You'll learn how to develop and apply statistical methods to different sets of health data, to make important contributions to research and evidence-based practice.

The Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics at University of Queensland is a two year part-time program designed for applicants who have completed an approved degree and at least one tertiary-level statistics course. You'll complete 16 units of study with a course plan tailored to your academic background. All courses are designed to refine your understanding of biostatistical concepts and methods.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biostatistician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Data technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Background for Biostatistics
  • Health Indicators & Health Surveys
  • Clinical Biostatistics
  • Data Management & Statistical Computing
  • Principles of Statistical Inference

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider No: 00025B

An approved degree, or:

A Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics from this university (or equivalent).A degree in one of the following disciplines would normally meet the 'approved degree' requirement:
  • Allied health
  • Applied Science
  • Behavioural and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Dentistry, Oral Health
  • Development Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Food Science
  • Health Economics
  • Health Management
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine, Medical Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health or Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Speech Therapy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41536 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 AUD per year during 24 months.


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