Skip to content | Change text size

print version

Monash University

Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Biostatisticians work within the pharmaceutical industry, public health and in clinical research. Courses in this area provide a sound understanding of the theory and application of biostatistics relevant to professional practice. Students acquire skills and experience in complex statistical analyses, identifying and implementing appropriate statistical methodology, communicating biostatistical results and understanding biostatistical literature. Students develop the technical skills for commencement in a professional career as a biostatistician.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

3420 Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

3421 Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics

3422 Master of Biostatistics