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The Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics at The University of Melbourne provides an understanding of the concepts and analytic skills required to tackle today’s ever-increasing quantity of quantitative data in the health sciences, so that we can generate and apply new solutions to real-world problems.

The course encompasses the design of experiments and the collection, summary and analysis of data, including, importantly, the interpretation and communication of data analysis to health professionals using real-world datasets.

Your professional background could be in health sciences or mathematics – this degree suits both, but you must have an aptitude for mathematics. You can benefit from interaction with local biostatistics experts and also have access to academic biostatisticians located throughout Australia via our affiliation with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia. The course is also accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI).

On completion of the Graduate Diploma, graduates will have attained the required skills for employment as a biostatistician. This course allows graduates to:

  • Fast-track their qualification: study full-time and complete in one year
  • Learn from leading biostatisticians at the University of Melbourne and Australia-wide
  • Benefit from a hybrid approach to teaching: subjects offered both face-to-face and online
  • Attain skills for employment as a professional biostatistician in medical and public health research centres, universities, hospitals, government departments and the pharmaceutical industry
  • The course is accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. and is an affiliated program of the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia

Course description

Our one year full-time (2 years part-time) course offers both on campus and online subjects, On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics you will have attained a similar range of skills required for employment as a biostatistician as those completing the Master of Biostatistics.

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Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences



Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (1 yıl)

Okul ücreti
A$50,112.00 (TRY 484,361) Yıllık
Başlangıç tarihi

28 Şubat 2022, 25 Temmuz 2022


The University of Melbourne

Parkville Campus,

Grattan Street,



3010, MELBOURNE, Australia

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Applicants need to successfully complete an undergraduate degree. English language requirements: IELTS (academic English Only) - 6.5 overall, with written 6.5 and no band less than 6.0; TOEFL (paper-based test) - 577 + TWE 4.5; TOEFL (internet-based test) - 79 + (Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13); Pearson Test of English – you need an overall score from a minimum between 58-64 inclusive and achieve no PTE communicative skills score below 50; Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – you need a Cambridge English Score from a minimum 176 with no skill below 169.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

To apply for the Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics, you must have:

  • A Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline from an approved university, with an average mark of at least H2B (70%) over the degree; and
  • Successful completion (result of at least H3 or 65%) at tertiary level of at least one mathematics subject, including elements of multivariable calculus and linear algebra.

English language requirements:

IELTS (academic English Only): 6.5 (no band less than 6.0);
TOEFL (paper-based test): 577 +, TWE 4.5;
TOEFL (internet-based test): 79 + (Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13);
Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 +, no communicative skill below 50
Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 +, no skill below 169.

Application deadline - 31 October for Semester 1 intake

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