Online Programmes in Data Analytics - Frequently Asked Questions
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If you do not have a numerate degree and are not sure if you should apply, you are advised to take our self assessment quiz to determine your numerate ability.
This page includes module information, online learning, exam information and further programme information.
The Professional Diploma is 1 year long, delivered through 2 trimesters (September to following May)
The MSc is 3 years, delivered through 9 trimesters (Semesters 1, 2 and Summer term each year)
These programmes are offered part time online only.
This Online Professional Diploma and Online MSc are offered, delivered and supported by academics in the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences.
Both the Msc and Professional Diploma start in September. The Professional Certificate starts in May.
If you decide not to continue with the programme part of the way through, then you will have the option to exit with another qualification depending on how many credits you have completed:
2 modules (10 credit) = Professional Certificate
4 modules (20 credits) = Professional Diploma
6 modules (30 credits) = Graduate Certificate
12 modules (60 credits) = Graduate Diploma
18 modules (90 credits) = MSc
N.B There is no option to apply for the above mentioned directly except the Professional Diploma and MSc.