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2010 Course Handbook

Master of Biostatistics

Abbreviation: MBiostat


Due to an increasing demand for well trained biostatisticians, a group of senior academic biostatisticians around Australia have collaborated to mount this distance education program. This group is known as the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA), with representatives from major Australian universities with medical statistics expertise, pharmaceutical companies, government and non-government organisations, all as major employers with a valued stake in the future of biostatistics. This program has been designed to provide advanced biostatistical training for a diverse range of students. It is primarily aimed at those wishing to become highly trained professional biostatisticians. Candidates should possess an aptitude for advanced mathematics.

General Requirements

  1. Minimum number of credit points: 48
  2. and completion of other specific requirements as set out in the Schedule of Postgraduate Programs