Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics (GCertBiostat)

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Special Notes


This program is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA). The program is delivered largely through distance mode. Although students will enrol at the University of Adelaide some courses will be delivered by partner Universities within the BCA.
Applicants are required to meet an acceptable standard in Maths Proficiency. The selection process also considers qualifications / experience in a relevant field and includes an interview with the Program Coordinator.
The Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 3 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 3 units.

Courses to the value of up to 3 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOSTATS 6000EX Epidemiology 3