University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine
Office of the Registrar, Medical Sciences Building, Room 2306, 1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 1A8


Program Information
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Biostatistics
Description Biostatistics involves the development and application of statistical methodology to further our understanding of data arising in public health, the health sciences and biology. Students trained in the theory and practice of biostatistics are highly sought in universities, research hospitals, various governmental organizations and in the private sector such as the pharmaceutical industry. In the Division of Biostatistics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the student receives a deep and broad experience in all aspects of data analysis, mathematical statistics, classical and modern methods in linear and non-linear models, survival analysis, and may choose from a collection of more specialized topics such as Bayesian methods, statistical methods applied to genetics, and computer intensive techniques.
Website: Biostatistics at University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: January 29, 2018