Department of Clinical Biostatistics,
Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University.
Yoshida Konoe-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501

Statistics: the basis for
evidence-based medicine


About Clinical Biostatistics Course

Professionals of statistics play a critical role in planning and conducting clinical trials in drug development, and work alongside medical and pharmaceutical experts. Biostatisticians are experts of clinical trial methodology, who have discipline of statistics.

This course is a two-year, postgraduate, and professional degree program, which will equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to function as biostatisticians. Upon completion, students will receive a Master of Public Health (MPH)* degree. We welcome students interested in data science and statistics, regardless of whether they have a health science background.

* The internationally recognized MPH degree signifies that the holder has successfully completed a one- or two-year professional program at a graduate school of public health.

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