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Epidemiology & Biostatistics

ProfCert Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Academic Year 2020/2021

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 researchers; from Principal Investigators, to PhD students. Drawing on extensive faculty experience in Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, we are pleased to offer a Professional Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (15 ECTS) comprising 3 modules with a focus on data management, computational skills, study design and introductory biostatistics.


Curricular information is subject to change.


Who should apply?

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No


Course Description

Information for Prospective Students:

This course is suitable for all: from Postgraduate students beginning a research career to Postdoctoral or faculty researchers wishing to strengthen their quantitative skills


Researchers in any field will benefit, however examples are mainly drawn from biomedical research


Each module comprises 2-3 contact hours per week on the UCD Belfield campus over the 12-week semester, suiting part-time learners

Entry requirements

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 their primary degree or higher diploma and all supporting documentation overleaf at the time of application. This includes an up-to-date 2 page CV.


Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTs 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.


Places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Duration

1 Year Part Time

Number of credits

15

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Christine Ridge

Contact Number:353 1 716 34 29

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

PHPS40010

Biostatistics I

PHPS40190

Data Management & Statistics with SPSS

PHPS40750

Application date

How to apply?

The following entry routes are available:


Prof Cert Epidemiology & Biostatistics PT (X794)


Duration

1 Years


Attendance

Part Time


Deadline

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 http://www.ucd.ie/apply and follow the instructions. A non-refundable application fee applies. The application fee is paid online.

Course fee

ProfCert Epidemiology & Biostatistics (X794) Part Time

EU/NONEU fee per year - € 1750


***Fees are subject to change


Fees include tuition and examination fees. The fee schedule for all programmes is shown on the UCD Fees website (http://www.ucd.ie/fees/) and refers to the fee for a single academic year. Further information regarding fees is available on the UCD Fees website.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2020/2021 September

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