Statistics (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #168 (QS) ,
Wherever data are collected, statistical and data analysis skills are required. Statisticians develop mathematical models for uncertainty and apply them to real data. Statistical models allow us to learn about the underlying processes which give rise to the data.

About

The power of modern computing continues to have a major impact on both the development and applicability of statistical methods in almost every area of social science, science and business. If you are interested in studying Statistics with an Arts and Humanities or Social Science subject, then this degree could be for you.

Career & Graduate Study Opportunities

More and more employers are seeking to hire statisticians, as they play a key role in virtually all areas of society and science, including:

  • Industries such as finance, government, economic analysis, marketing, education, health, medicine, environmental science
  • Societal research which contributes to understanding economic and social change, informing public policymaking
  • Development of new drugs in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Graduates may also pursue further study, including the MA in Statistics, HDip in Mathematical Science (qualifier for the MSc in Mathematical Science) and GradDip in Actuarial Science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

First Year

  • Statistical Modelling
  • Practical Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Plus Other Subject
  • Electives

Second Year

  • Probability Theory
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Linear Models I
  • Linear Models II
  • Plus Other Subject
  • Plus Elective Modules

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Certified true copy of official transcripts of academic results. (If you are awaiting current year examination results you must send your results to CAO as soon as they become available. If they arrive later than 3 August, we cannot guarantee that they will be processed in time for inclusion in Round 1 offers).
  • A certified English translation of qualifications not issued originally in English, in addition to the certified copies of the documents themselves.
  • In some cases, the final school report is also required.
  • Proof of proficiency in English language if not through school-leaving qualifications.
  • In the absence of these documents and translations the application will not be processed.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18300 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5880 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5880 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The State pays the tuition costs for eligible full-time, non-repeat undergraduate, EU/EEA/Swiss confederation students.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.