Data Science Short Course

Course Overview

This 6 week introductory course will help you to plan and implement data based projects effectively and consistently. You’ll be introduced to the core techniques and tools used in data science, and get hands-on experience of manipulating and analysing data. No programming or data science experience is necessary, but basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel is necessary.

The Digital Jersey Academy is inviting applicants to its latest Data Science Course, which begins in March, and comprises weekly lunchtime classes over 6 weeks.

Duration: 6 Weeks

Study Mode: Lunch Time Sessions 

3rd March
10th March
17th March
7th April
14th April
21st April

Delivery: Digital Jersey Academy (Lunch 12:30pm – 2:00pm)

Fees: £300

Applications close on 24th February 2021. 

What the course will cover…

Week 1

Introduction to Data Science
Data project requirements, briefing, planning and consistency
Data cleansing, processing and risk management
Analytics Storytelling for Impact

Week 2

Analysing and Visualising Data with Excel and Power BI

Week 3

Ethics and Law in Data and Analytics including GDPR considerations 2 days
Essential Statistics for Data Analysis using Excel 1 day


Week 4

Querying Data with SQL

Week 5

Introduction to R for Data Science 2 days

Week 6

Principles of machine learning