Data Science: Principles, Tools and Best Practices
This module will investigate what data science is and will cover common terminology such as ‘big data,’ ‘data mining’ and ‘curation of data.’ You will also learn the essential programming skills for real-world application of data science practices.
At the end of this module, students will have acquired key technical and conceptual skills to strategically manage data in their departments and organisation.
- Module from the Postgraduate Certificate in Data Science
- Accreditation: CPD - Continuing Professional Development
- Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening class per week
- Mode of Study: Live evening online classes
- Intake Dates: 14 September
- Tuition Fees: £990
(Flexible payment plans and group discounts available)
Data science terminology
Identifying trends from data
Applied mathematics and statistics
Data cleaning and preparation
Statistical hypothesis and interference. A/B testing.
General mathematical background. Notions of statistics, probabilities and algebra.
Basic understanding of computations Optional: familiarity with coding (python or R) Optional: Professional experience in management, finance, IT or other
Fluency in English
Personal Computer with minimum:
Intel Atom® processor or Intel® Core™ i3 processor
4GB Disk space
Operating systems: Windows* 7, macOS, Linux
*This course is planned to run in September. However, it is subject to student demand. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 3435 4644.
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