Degree Division
Biostatistics Division

Degree Details


Graduates will be well-suited to work in a support role in universities, government departments, hospitals, pharmaceutical/health corporations and other health agencies such as cancer research units.

Students may choose between two formats:

  1. Course-only:
    This option appeals to most students and meets the needs of those who intend to pursue a PhD in biostatistics and those who plan to join the workforce after completing the MSc.
  2. Thesis:
    This option appeals to mature students who are already working as biostatisticians, and who have a clearly identified research area they wish to pursue.

Admission Requirements

  • Review the general Admission Requirements.
  • Click here for information regarding the application process.
  • Also required are courses in linear algebra, advanced calculus, probability and mathematical statistics.