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.
Those holding the Higher Diploma are deemed to have reached the honours degree standard in Statistics; it is awarded at pass and honours levels. Those holding the Diploma with a First Class Honours or with Second Class Honours Grade 1 are deemed ready for higher postgraduate research work in Statistics or related fields.
Students considering taking this course with a view to teaching Mathematics are strongly advised to talk to the Teaching Council in advance.