Course Overview

This general discipline within the School has an expanding research activity with postgraduate students (PhD and MSc) and postdoctoral researchers frequently involved in collaborative projects with other researchers at NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland and overseas. There are three broad related current research areas: statistics: this includes methodological work in statistical modelling including random effects and mixed models, semiparametric Bayesian inference, mixture models, and smoothing. 

Application areas range from agricultural sciences, educational performance, health provision evaluation, to environmental monitoring.  

Programmes Available

MSc, full-time and part-time


Learning Outcomes

Entry Requirements


Who’s Suited to This Course

Current funded research opportunity

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Career Opportunities

Find a Supervisor / PhD Project

If you are still looking for a potential supervisor or PhD project or would like to identify the key research interests of our academic staff and researchers, you can use our online portal to help in that search

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€5,750 p.a. 2018/19

Fees: Non EU

€14,750 p.a. 2018/19

Extra Information

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,910. p.a.

Contact Us

Ms. Mary Kelly
T +353 91 492 332