Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Statistical Data Science (Part-time)

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
5460 GBP/year
3190 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Statistical Data Science (Part-time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London  introduces you to the methods for the practical implementation of various types of statistical analyses, firmly grounded within the context of the underlying statistical theory and associated mathematics.


Statistical Data Science (Part-time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London  is ideal for those looking to upskill quickly in the theoretical underpinnings and practical implementation of the kinds of statistical analysis that are often required in the practice of data science.

It will give you the confidence to ask the right questions when presented with a statistical analysis to check through, and to carry out such an analysis by yourself using a high-level statistical programming language.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in data collection, research, and analysis, modelling and forecasting. Possible professions include statistician, operational researcher, or research scientist (maths). This Statistics programme at Birkbeck, University of London may also be useful in becoming a forensic statistician or high education lecturer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mathematical Methods
  • Statistics: Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree with a substantial quantitative component (providing some familiarity with elementary probability and statistical theory) plus A-level mathematics (or equivalent).
  • Some combination of the Birkbeck modules Calculus 1 and/or Probability and Statistics, each of which must be passed with a mark of at least 60, may be offered in lieu of parts of the standard entry criteria. These modules can be studied at a fee which is pro rata that of the BSc Mathematics. A student application link can be sent to you upon request.
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency
  • The application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5460 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3190 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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