University College Dublin


Course Name Biostatistics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X845
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Professional Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Prof Cert Biostatistics PT (X845)

1 Year

Part Time

Rolling *

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

You can apply using the UCD online application system. To apply, simply click on and follow the instructions. A non-refundable application fee applies. The application fee is paid online.
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Duration 1 year part-time
Course Fee ProfCert Biostatistics (X845) Part Time
EU/NONEU fee per year - € 1750

***Fees are subject to change

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Course Content

Expand+ProfCert Biostatistics
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 15)

Quantitative skills are essential for the conduct of biomedical research - from Principal Investigators, to PhD students such skills permit objective evalu...

Subjects Taught What modules can I take?
Data Management and Statistics with SPSS (core, 5 credits, semester 1)
- Understanding and managing data; describing, visualising and exploring data in IBM SPSS

Biostatistics 1 (core, 5 credits, semester 1)
- Descriptive statistics, sampling variation, simple parametric and non-parametric tests

Biostatistics II (core, 5 credits, semester 2)
- Linear and logistic regression; survival analysis; analysis of repeated measures
Number of Credits 15
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