Arts - Statistics

University College Dublin


Course Name Arts - Statistics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN520
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects

Special Entry Recommendations
In order to study Statistics, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a Grade H4 in Le...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 24
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 341

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted on a c...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2019, your date of...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places DN520 Places 350
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this subject for me?
Wherever data are collected, statistical and data analysis skills are required. Statisticians develop mathematical models for uncertainty and apply them to real data. Statistical models allow us to learn about the underly...

Subjects Taught

Expand+BA Joint Honours:
First Year
• Statistical Modelling
• Practical Statistics
• Calculus
• Plus Other Subject
• Electives

Second Year
• Probability Theory
• Inferential Statistics
• Linear Models I ...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Assessment is through a combination of end-of-semester written examinations, projects and continuous assessment.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
More and more employers are seeking to hire statisticians as they play a key role in virtually all areas of society and science, including:

- Industries such as finance, government, economic analysis, market...

Further Enquiries UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics
Science Centre North, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4
+353 1 716 2452
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2018 381
2017 326
2016 320