Statistics

University College Cork

 

Course Name Statistics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code HDST
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,130.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,490.

Deposits:
If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

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Applicants for this programme should normally have obtained at least Second Class Honours in a primary degree which included a substantial component of Mathematics or mathematically-based material.

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Students attend an average of 12 lectures, three tutorials and three computer practicals per week over the 24-week academic year. All modules have elements of continuous assessment which you submit throughout the course.

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Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Statistics course is designed for graduates whose degrees have substantial mathematical content, and who want to develop their expertise in the application of statistical methods and broaden their career opportun...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules (60 credits)
Probability and Mathematical Statistics (10 credits)
Statistical Theory (10 credits)
Introduction to Regression Analysis (5 credits)
Data Analysis I (5 credits)
Generalised Linear Models (5 credits)
Time Series (5 credits)
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Assessment Method Five modules (30 credits) are examined exclusively by continuous assessment. The remaining four modules (30 credits) are examined by both continuous assessment (worth 20% of the module mark) and end-of-year written examinations (worth 80% of the module mark).

The continuous assessments can be written home-work, computer practical assignments, in-class tests, written data analysis reports or computer practical examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
The course offers you the opportunity for further study at master’s degree level or employment in areas such as medical research, the pharmaceutical industry, government departments/agencies, sales and marketing research, finance and banking, the insurance industry and software development and support.
Further Enquiries Tony Fitzgerald
t.fitzgerald@ucc.ie
021 4205860 / 021 4205817
http://www.ucc.ie/en/euclid/
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