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Data Visualisation and Communication

A data analyst, scientist or engineer nowadays should be capable of mining data and recognising patterns within them and revealing insights. However, how can one ‘talk the data’ in a meaningful story? On this module, you’ll be taught tried and tested methods of communicating data.

The famous engineer, E.S Ferguson, called this method “thinking with pictures”. It’s important for data scientists to communicate data visually in order to help companies make more informed business decisions. This module will familiarize you with useful software to help with data visualisation

By the end of the module, you will be able to produce visual outputs including various types of graphs that not only communicate clearly but also stimulate viewer engagement and attention. You will also be competent in incorporating statistical analysis and modelling in your work.

Data Visualisation and Communication

Key Facts

  • Module from the Postgraduate Certificate in Data Science
  • Certified by: CPD-Continuing Professional Development
  • Duration: 12 weeks | 1 class per week
  • Mode of Study: To be confirmed
  • Intake Date: May 2021
  • Tuition Fees
    • Live online: £990
    • On-campus: £1,150

(Flexible payment plans and group discounts available)

Module Contents

  • Data visualisation

  • Visualisation pipeline: data acquisition, pre-processing, enhancement and mapping

  • Dimensionality reduction

  • Advanced machine learning algorithms for visualisation

  • The visual representation and anomaly detection

Data Visualisation and Communication

Key Benefits:

  • Explore the importance of visual graphics: how a successful visualisation enables the user to obtain insights
  • Learn to simplify your data for non-experts
  • Introduce and improve competence in business intelligence (BI) software (Tableau, Zoho, Databox, Microsoft BI)

  • 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

    • 1GB RAM

    • 4GB Disk space

    • Operating systems: Windows* 7, macOS, Linux

*This course is planned to run in May 2021. However, it is subject to student demand. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 3435 4644.

Meet Our Delegates

Claire Tiphine
“This course gave me a lot of basic excels, tips and tricks which I think are super useful for other purposes and a lot of real world knowledge"
Claire Tiphine
Advanced financial modelling
Laila Machado
“After this course, I have the tools to better explain myself and to give the best arguments, I can contribute better with marketing plans or communication plans’’
Laila Machado
Executive Education
Iliyana Stamatova
“What I enjoyed most about the course where that they are very practical, they literally give you an arsenal of tools.’’
Iliyana Stamatova
Advanced certificate in management consulting and project management

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