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ACE-DS

Specialization in Biostatistics

Masters in   Biostatistics focuses on the development of statistical methods for biomedical research.

We collaborate with University research partners on projects involving HIV/AIDS, heart and lung disease, cancer, neuroimaging, and many other clinical disciplines.

Performing methodological research in areas including Bayesian analysis, spatial statistics, statistical genetics, and causal inference

 

MODULE CODE

MODULE TITLE CREDITS YEAR SEMESTER

COMMON MODULES

DSC6131

Principles of data science

10

1

1

DSC6132

Probability and Statistical modelling

10

1

1

DSC6133

Programming for data scientists

10

1

1

DSC6134

Survey sampling methods

10

1

1

DSC6135

Machine learning and computational statistics

10

1

1

DSC6231

Computer systems and big data analytics

10

1

2

DSC6234

Research Methodology

10

1

2

ELECTIVE MODULES

DSC6232

Numerical linear algebra

10

1

2

DSC6233

Categorical data and Generalized Linear Models

10

1

2

DSC6331

GIS and spatial modelling

10

1

3

SPECIALIZATION MODULES

DSB6231

Theories of Biostatistics

 

15

2

2

DSB6331

Survival and longitudinal data Analysis

10

2

3

DSB6332

Modeling infection disease

10

2

3

DSC6333

Epidemiology and Clinical Research Methodology

10

2

3

DSC6332

Industrial Attachment

 

15

2

3

DSC6431

Dissertation

80

2

4

Students will choose in elective modules and modules from other specializations to complete the program with a total of 240 credits.

2 years

Full Time or Part Time(Work Based Learning)

Face to Face,Blended Learning

Master of Science in Data Science-Biostatistics