Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Biostatistics

Collaborative Program



Program Websites


Program Contact

Karen Monteith (EpiBioGrad@schulich.uwo.ca)
Acting Academic Programs Coordinator

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Western University
Kresge Building Rm 201
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 86263

This program is offered collaboratively by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences. Admission requirements are the same as for the home department to which the applicant is applying. Students in this program are registered in one of the two departments. Students are required to take the same total number of courses and have the same thesis/project requirements as other students in their home department This program combines biomedical and epidemiological subject matters with a solid grounding in statistical theory and methodology and is directed toward students who are preparing for a career as a biostatistician in government, industry or academia.

Times to Completion

  • Variable

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time or part-time study
  • Thesis-based, course-based or project-based

Funding Details

  • The Collaborative Program does not provide additional funding beyond what the student receives through their home department.

Admission Requirements

  • Current enrolment in a participating graduate program at Western University.
  • Permission of home department supervisor to participate in the Collaborative Program.
  • Supervisor must be an associated faculty member or be willing to become associated with the Centre.

Application Deadline(s)

  • January 15 - For students applying to register in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • February 15 - For students applying to register in the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

Applications received after the deadline may still receive consideration. Acceptance notifications begin in early April.

Participating Programs

  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Statistics