Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics

University College Dublin


Course Name Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X794
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date

Expand+The following entry routes are available:

Prof Cert Epidemiology & Biostatistics PT (X794)


* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

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Duration 1 year part-time.
Course Fee ProfCert Epidemiology & Biostatistics (X794) Part Time
EU/NONEU fee per year - € 1820

***Fees are subject to change

Fees include tuition and examination fees. The fee schedule for all programmes is shown on the UCD Fees website ( and refers to the fee for a single academic year. Further information regarding fees is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants to the programme should hold an Irish level 8 qualification (Higher Diploma or Higher Degree with an award of 2.2 or above) or international equivalent from a recognised third level institution.

Applicants must supply transcripts of the...

Course Content

Expand+ProfCert Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 15)

The rigorous design and conduct of biomedical research is more important than ever before. It is essential that appropriate quantitative skills are available to resea...

Subjects Taught Data Management and Statistics with SPSS (core, 5 credits, semester 1)

Understanding and managing data; describing, visualising and exploring data in IBM SPSS

Biostatistics I (core, 5 credits, semester 1)

Descriptive statistics, sampling variation, simple parametric and non-parametric tests

Fundamentals of Epidemiology (core, 5 credits, semester 1)

Disease classification and measurement; risk and association; study designs
Number of Credits 15
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Christine Ridge
Contact Number:353 1 716 34 29
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