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Overview

This course will equip participants to appraise, design, analyse and summarise quantitative health data including regression analyses and is designed for those new to biostatistics.

The Sydney Professional Certificate in Biostatistics in Health consists of 2 online or on-campus units of study that provide an introduction to statistical concepts in health.

You will learn the use and relevance of statistics in public health, descriptive analyses to summarise and display data, concepts of statistical inference, continuous and binary data analysis and statistical aspects of study design.

You will also learn how to select and apply the appropriate regression modelling techniques for continuous, categorical and time-to-event outcome data.

Units of study:

  • Introductory Biostatistics (PUBH5018)
  • Regression Modelling (PUBH5217)

Please see below under What you’ll study for unit of study details.

Who should study this course?

Public health and health professionals looking to gain speciality in biostatistics.

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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

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Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information.

Closing dates

Semester 1 - 11 February of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February)

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information.

Closing dates

Semester 1 - 31 January of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February)

Admissions criteria

Admission to the Sydney Professional Certificate in Biostatistics in Health requires a Bachelor degree or equivalent professional experience.

Course opportunities

Completion of a Sydney Professional Certificate in Biostatistics in Health can be used as credit and articulate to a:

Career pathways

The course provides advanced postgraduate training for students who wish to excel in a career in biostatistics.

Domestic students

International students

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