Statistics - Conversion Programme

Maynooth University


Course Name Statistics - Conversion Programme
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHR58 MHR59
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date: 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration MHR58: 1 year Full-time
MHR59: 2 or more years Part-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+The minimum requirement for entry to the Higher Diploma in Statistics is a primary degree in which Mathematics formed a substantial component. This includes degrees such as Mathematical Studies, Computer Science, or Education (with three years of Mat...

Comment The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong research community of academics and postgraduate researchers working in research groups specialising in algebra and number theory, geometric analysis, mathematics education and statistics.
Course Content Those holding the Higher Diploma are deemed to have reached the honours degree standard in Statistics; it is awarded at pass and honours levels. Those holding the Diploma with a First Class Honours or with Second Class Honours Grade 1 are deemed ready for higher postgraduate research work in Statistics or related fields.

Students considering taking this course with a view to teaching Mathematics are strongly advised to talk to the Teaching Council in advance.
Subjects Taught Course Structure
Modules include data analysis, research projects, linear models, categorical data analysis and statistical inference.
Careers or Further Progression The course is suitable for those wishing to take up employment as a Statistician in areas such as the Civil Service, the Pharmaceutical sector, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Market Research, Environmental Monitoring, Industrial Quality Control, Statistical Programming and Data Management.
Further Enquiries Email
Address Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Logic House, South Campus, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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