Taught course


University College Cork · Statistics Department

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have obtained at least second class honours in a primary degree which includes a substantial component of Mathematics, or mathematically-based material; OR BA or BSc (General) graduates who have graduated with commendation and have Mathematics as a degree subject; BA/BSc Graduates with Third Class Honours in an appropriate area; Graduates whose degree programme included a substantial component of Mathematics or mathematically-based material, and who have at least two years' experience in the application of Statistical methods. This is not open to graduates who have taken honours Statistics as a degree subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The Higher Diploma is intended to provide a programme in Statistics for graduates whose degrees have a substantial mathematical content, and who wish to develop their expertise in the application of statistical methods, thus broadening their career opportunities. The programme may be taken over one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) from the date of first registration for the programme. The coursework primarily consists of modules from the undergraduate honours programme in Statistics. No student may choose a module they have previously studied in another programme.
Applications are made online at: http://www.pac.ie

Qualification and course duration


part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Dr. Michael Cronin