Queen's School of Medicine

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Biostatistics (M.Sc)

Queen's School of Medicine

Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Biostatistics
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $7,186


Graduates of this program will be capable of working as biostatistical data analysts within multi-disciplinary health research teams. This objective will be achieved through coursework that will equip students with a sound knowledge in observational and experimental study designs, statistical theory, statistical models for health data analysis, and statistical computing. A four month practicum will provide students opportunities to apply basic knowledge and develop consulting expertise within a health research group in an academic or industry setting.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    MSc applicants will have a four-year undergraduate degree, with an overall minimum average of 75%. MSc applicants must have demonstrated the use of quantitative skills, by successfully completing courses in mathematics, statistics or data analysis. Applicants to this program will normally have an Honours BSc degree in disciplines such as statistics, mathematics, biology, life sciences, health science or economics. Successful applicants normally have at least two undergraduate courses in calculus or linear algebra and two courses in applied statistics or probability.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 23, 2022