Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics (GDipBiostat)

Program Code

GDBST

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

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.
The selection process considers qualifications / experience in a relevant field and includes an interview with the Program Coordinator.
The Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Head of School/Program Coordinator before taking a Leave of Absence.  Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

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

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOSTATS 6000 Epidemiology 3

or

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

and

Courses to the value of up to 21 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOSTATS 6001EX Mathematical Background for Biostatistics 3
BIOSTATS 6002EX Data Management and Statistical Computing 3
BIOSTATS 6003EX Probability and Distribution Theory 3
BIOSTATS 6004EX Design of Randomised Controlled Trials 3
BIOSTATS 6005EX Principles of Statistical Inference 3
BIOSTATS 6006EX Linear Models 3
BIOSTATS 6007EX Categorical Data & Generalised Linear Models 3