IE - University College Dublin (UCD)

Name of the Master programme

MA in Statistics


University College Dublin

Contact person

Riccardo Rastelli

Contact email address


Short description of the Master programme

The MA in Statistics is an 16 month postgraduate statistics programme. On successful completion of the programme you will be able to demonstrate in-depth understanding of statistical concepts, apply basic statistical reasoning, techniques and models in the analysis of real data and employ technical computing skills and learned from experiences gained in different contexts

and how apply knowledge across discipline boundaries to solve problems.

Web page of the Master programme


Entrance criteria (note of Bachelor degree, language, other)

This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, certain Engineering degrees or similar quantitative disciplines where statistics has formed some component of the degree. An upper second class honours, or international equivalent is required.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements but can demonstrate an interest and ability in statistics may be considered.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.


16 months

Number of ECTS

120 ECTS

Cooperation partner in Official Statistics

Central Statistics Office, Ireland

Start date

September 1st