Comments about Postgraduate Diploma in Biostatistics - Part Time - Parkville - Victoria
This course is a subset of the Master of Biostatistics. On completion students will have attained a similar range of skills required for employment as a biostatistician as those completing the Master of Biostatistics, without the workplace project and without the scope to complete elective subjects.
Eight coursework subjects (1-2 subjects per semester). This course is offered part time by distance education only.
Biostatistics is the discipline that underpins the use of statistical methods in health and medical research. This three-tier program of courses, delivered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia , offers specialised training in biostatistics, with a strong theoretical grounding.
Graduates wishing to follow a program in Biostatistics can choose from the following options:
Master of Biostatistics
Postgraduate Diploma in Biostatistics
Postgraduate Certificate in Biostatistics
Those seeking biostatistical skills at a more pragmatic level should consider the:
Master of Public Health - with a specialisation in Epidemiology & Biostatistics or
Master of Epidemiology .