University College Dublin


Course Name Statistics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code F043 F044
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Statistics FT (F043)
Duration: 16 Months
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

MA Statistics PT (F044)
Duration: 32 Months
Attendance: Part Time
Deadline: Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 16 months Full Time (F043). 32 months Part Time (F044).
Course Fee MA Statistics (F043) Full Time
EU fee per year - €10,235
non EU fee per year - €19,200

MA Statistics (F044) Part Time
EU fee per year - €3,610

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+• This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, certain Engineering degrees or similar quantitative disciplines where statistics has formed some component of the degree. An upper second class honours, o...

Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

This programme is intended for students with a numerate background but who may have insufficient background knowledge to gain entry to the MSc programme.
Course Content

Expand+MA Statistics
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)
The MA in statistics will bring students to the same level as the 1 year MSc degree in Statistics
Currently, students without sufficient statistical background knowledge can attain masters l...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Technical Communication
Predictive Analytics I
Statistical Machine Learning
Bayesian Analysis
Stat Network Analysis

Stage 1 Option
Numerical Algor...

Number of Credits 120
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Career prospects on completion of the MA in Statistics are equivalent to that of the MSc in Statistics and graduates pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry (e.g. Elan, Quintiles), banking, finance, and risk management.


Further Enquiries Contact Number:+353(0)1 716 2580
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