Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in the realm of biostatistics with our Graduate Certificate program. Discover how statistical methods shape and inform crucial decisions in healthcare and research, equipping you with the skills to drive evidence-based practices and make meaningful contributions to the field.

Biostatistics serves as the cornerstone of medical research, employing data to unravel complexities and address pressing medical issues. Our program immerses you in this exciting discipline, empowering you to develop critical analysis expertise, interpret research findings, and apply statistical methods to diverse health datasets.

Designed to cater to aspiring professionals in biomedicine, public health, and life sciences, the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics offers a focused curriculum tailored to your academic background. Delve into core courses drawn from the esteemed Master of Biostatistics program, honing your understanding of biostatistical concepts and methodologies.


Immerse yourself in a program crafted by Australia’s leading biostatisticians, situated within one of the premier schools of public health in the Asia-Pacific region. Benefit from our strong collaborations with renowned international agencies, enriching your learning experience and expanding your global network.

As you progress through the program, you’ll acquire in-demand skills that transcend disciplinary boundaries, setting the stage for a successful career in medical research and healthcare. Gain a comprehensive understanding of statistical principles and methodologies, positioning yourself as a sought-after expert in the field.

Admission Requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below)
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Mathematical Foundations for Biostatistics
  • Health Indicators & Health Surveys
  • Data Management & Statistical Computing

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $22,480
  • Domestic $15,520

Future Career Outcomes

Our program empowers you to forge a path of success in diverse career avenues, with graduates excelling as biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and clinical research coordinators. By nurturing critical skills and fostering industry-relevant knowledge, we ensure that our alumni are well-equipped to meet the demands of an evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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