Monte Carlo

This course aims to introduce a collection of powerful and computationally intensive modern Statistical methods. In particular this course will introduce concepts and methods involved in simulating from distributions. In turn this allows many familiar concepts such as point estimation, confidence intervals, maximum likelihood estimators to be computed. This course will introduce and make use of the free statistical software package R (

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Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at

N.B. Required to have completed mathematics and statistics modules that contain elements of linear algebra (specifically matrix manipulation) and calculus.

You will gain some understanding and knowledge of the techniques and tools which are available. The emphasis will be on understanding the principles behind he different algorithms. This course is not a course on Statistical computing, but you will understand and appreciate how to apply these methods in practice.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the MSc Data Analytics or Professional Diploma Data Analytics PT

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