Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online
2 years part-time up to 4 years maximum.
The University of Newcastle Master of Medical Statistics is the only one of its kind in Australia, offering an internationally recognised program that provides in-depth knowledge and state of the art statistical methods for the analysis of medical data.
You will enhance your understanding of statistical methods and how to apply them to problem solve in professional practice within various scientific and clinical settings.
The Master of Medical Statistics offers a rigorous program where you will be required to complete four core courses, three compulsory courses and one directed course to complete for each specialisation.
Key areas of study include:
You will also have the opportunity to specialise in two key speciality areas:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
At the successful completion of the program, you will be armed with the knowledge and practical statistical and predictive analytical skills for a career as a qualified medical statistician.
Possible career paths may include:
Advanced students in this program also have the opportunity to apply for and transition into a PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Statistics at UON.