Postgraduate Certificate in StatisticsFrequently Asked QuestionsCourse Outline.
The Base Module runs on Monday and Wednesday for the first semester. Other modules are offered either on Monday and Wednesday or on Tuesday and Thursday . See Course Outline.
A primary degree.
The course focuses on ideas and applications rather than mathematical detail. However, participants need to be comfortable with the use of mathematical notation. Leaving certificate mathematics would be a more than adequate basis for most modules. Note, though, that the Time Series module is a bit more technical and might not be suitable for those with a weak mathematical background.
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The Closing Date for receipt of applications is 31st July 2019.
Fees for 2019/20, visit the TCD Fees page here
Current TCD student applicants to this course must provide details of their current TCD student number in the box provided on the Application Form (Page 1).
The course aims to develop the data analytic skills of non-statistical graduates by teaching in a unified and coherent way the inferential ideas and methods of Applied Statistics. It is not designed for Statistics graduates. Neither is it an entry point for postgraduate study in Statistical Science and it does not lead on to a Master level degree in the discipline of Statistics.
Semester 1 examinations take place from Monday 10th December to Saturday 16th December.
Semester 2 examinations take place from Monday 22nd April to Saturday 27th April.
Supplemental examinations TBA
The course has been completed successfully by people from a very wide range of disciplines and occupations. If you are still in doubt as to whether or not the Postgraduate Certificate will meet your particular needs, please contact : firstname.lastname@example.org. Many people taking research degrees in other disciplines in Trinity College take the Certificate as a means of developing their research methods skills. This is encouraged by the College and in such cases the tuition fees for the Postgraduate Certificate are waived.