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Master of Biostatistics

About This Masters Degree

Course Description

The Master of Biostatistics was established by the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia to meet the increasing demand for well-trained biostatisticians.

See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-biostatistics

[[Key benefits]]
- Provides advanced biostatistical training for a diverse range of students
- Offers a sound mathematically based grounding in statistical methods with a strong emphasis on applications in all areas of health and medical research

[[Suitable for]]
This degree is primarily aimed at those wishing to become highly trained professional biostatisticians. Candidates should possess an aptitude for advanced mathematics.

[[English language requirements]]
IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements. http://mq.edu.au/study/international/how_to_apply/english_language_requirements/

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:
- senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
- one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

- Accreditation
The degree is accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia.

- Career Opportunities
The Master of Biostatistics course 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, and government departments and agencies.

- Australian universities
- government and non-government organisations
- pharmaceutical companies

See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-biostatistics

Entry Requirements

Minimum admission requirements: Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in relevant field; Successful completion of an introductory unit in statistics; Proven aptitude for advanced mathematics

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