Statistics - Conversion Programme

This is a conversion course for students with a BSc degree who want to significantly deepen their knowledge of statistics. Graduates of the course are deemed to have reached the equivalent standard of an honours degree in statistics.

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement for entry is a primary BSc honours degree in which mathematics formed a substantial component. For international students whose first language is not English, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.


MHR58: 1 year Full-time
MHR59: 2 or more years Part-time

Careers or further progression

The course is suitable for those wishing to take up employment as a statistician in areas such as the civil service, the pharmaceutical sector, banking and finance, insurance, market research, environmental monitoring, industrial quality control, statistical programming and data management.

Further enquiries

Contact us about this course
Programme Director:
Dr David Redmond
Tel: +353 (0)1 7086761
Web: mathematics-and-statistics

Subjects taught

Course Structure
Modules include data analysis, research projects, linear models, categorical data analysis and statistical inference.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong research community of academics and postgraduate researchers working in research groups specialising in algebra and number theory, geometric analysis, mathematics education and statistics.

Application date

All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Course fee

In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

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