Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Statistics

This programme introduces you to the methods of statistical analysis, together with the underlying theory and some of the associated mathematics. The Graduate Diploma gives you the chance to study one or more specific areas of statistics in greater depth. You will gain an understanding of statistical methods and will be able to apply them to the analysis of real-world data sets. You will also learn how to use statistical computer packages. This is an undergraduate-level qualification that will prepare you for postgraduate study. Graduate Certificates/Diplomas typically take one to two years to complete and are made up of two, three or four modules at final-year undergraduate degree level (worth 60, 90 or 120 credits). Highlights - Provides an introduction to the main methods of statistical analysis used in business and scientific research. - Ideal as a way to top up existing knowledge, as preparation for further graduate study or as a stand-alone course.

Entry requirements

Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip: A first degree in any subject, plus A-level mathematics (or equivalent), or at least 60% in the Birkbeck module Calculus 1 (studied as an affiliate student).

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Coursework makes up 20% of the assessment of all modules. The rest of the assessment is by examinations taken in the summer term.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 3,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 5,075 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Part-time evening October 2019 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
Telephone number: 
02076316640