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Biostatistics (Collaborative) (MSc)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:School of Mathematics and Statistics
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biostatistics
Description:The Collaborative Specialization in Biostatistics is part of the MSc in Mathematics and Statistics and has two completion options: Thesis or Coursework-only. This specialization is an interdisciplinary area of research linking statistics, biology, medicine and health sciences. The specialization is intended to prepare a student for a career as a biostatistician in a health-related industry, or for a doctoral program in biostatistics.

It is administered by a committee of representatives from the primary units, which include the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University, the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ottawa.
URL:Biostatistics (Collaborative) (MSc) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Cost per year:*
National: $3,497

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
The normal requirement for admission to the master's program is an Honours bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics or the equivalent, with B+ or higher in the honours subject and B- or higher overall. Applicants holding a general (three-year) degree with an overall GPA of at least B+ may be admitted to a qualifying-year program. Subsequent admission to the regular master's program depends on performance during the qualifying-year program and will be decided no later than one year after admission to the qualifying-year program.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* 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 June 26, 2019