Postgraduate study in Medical Statistics

What can you study in Medical Statistics?

A postgraduate qualification in Medical Statistics is a statistics qualification that is focused on careers in the medical area.

With applications ranging from biomedical laboratory research, clinical medicine, and health promotion, to national and global systems of health care; you will study how to design and analyse research to identify the real causes of health issues – as distinct from chance variation.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) in Medical Statistics

You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in your stage III Statistics courses in your undergraduate programme.

Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Statistics taught 120-point (one-year)

You must have a GPA of 5.5 or higher in your BSc(Hons), BSc(Hons) in Medical Statistics (please note the BSc(Hons) in Medical Statistics was suspended in 2017), or PGDipSci in Statistics.

Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Statistics taught 240-point

You must have a GPA of 5.0 or higher in your BSc(Hons), BSc(Hons) in Medical Statistics (please note the BSc(Hons) in Medical Statistics was suspended in 2017), or PGDipSci in Statistics.

Prerequisites

Prior to applying to the PGDipSci or MSc in Medical Statistics, you are required to have completed:

Structuring your postgraduate programme in Medical Statistics

Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) in Medical Statistics

At least 30 points from:

30 points from 700 level courses in related subjects:

Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Statistics - 120-point (one-year) taught masters

15 points from:

30 points from 700 level courses in related subjects:

Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Statistics - 240-point  taught masters

At least 75 points from:

30 points from 700 level courses in related subjects:

Courses

Explore the postgraduate courses you can take for an Statistics major:

Scholarships and awards

Each year we award scholarships and prizes to thousands of students.

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for, search available scholarships or begin an application by visiting Scholarships and awards.

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Level G, Room G 20
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: pgscience@auckland.ac.nz

To find a supervisor to work with you on your research project please see Postgraduate Research Topics