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What will I learn?

Biostatistics is concerned with the design, analysis and interpretation of scientific data that’s generated in the biomedical sciences. It’s integral to the advancement of knowledge in areas such as clinical medicine, public health policy, health economics and many others.

This degree is designed in collaboration with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia – a consortium of biostatistical experts from across Australia. The knowledge and skills you’ll acquire in this rigorous degree will advance your career in disciplines such as public health, epidemiology, clinical trials and population genetics.

ACCREDITATION

The degree is accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia.

Career Opportunities

PROFESSIONS

  • Biostatistician
  • Business analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Finance analyst
  • Marketing analyst
  • Quality analyst
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Senior statistician
  • Statistical modeller

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Study options

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,000.00 (22,55,226) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

AQF level 8 bachelor honours or graduate diploma qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, Meet two of the following three criteria: AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent; Minimum two years relevant approved work experience at senior management level, professional certification or other recognised prior learning; AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65; The required standard of English for this program is: Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

For international students

  • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in relevant field, and
  • Proven aptitude for advanced mathematics

The required standard of English for this program is:

Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Macquarie University

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