Data science is important in 2021 as more organisations rely on big data – and the data scientists who extract value from such – in order to make key business decisions. Data science will also help many industries not just better understand past and present trends, but also plan ahead for the future.
Building on the skills gained in Data Science Essentials 1, this flexible, online course examines the various processes used to identify patterns in collected data and how to construct data sets to solve distinct data science problems.
In just six weeks, you’ll learn to develop data into different models, evaluate these models and use them to create stories. You’ll learn to apply this knowledge to different domains, deploy the models created and refine them based on feedback, as well as exploring and rationalising ethical and privacy issues related to data science.
What is a micro-credential?
A micro-credential is a self-directed online course of study, where you will work through the course material in a flexible manner (within a set overall duration, for example six weeks) and complete an assessment to gain a credential. There are no classes, but you will have access to an academic subject matter expert who will support you as you work on your assessment and grade your assessment at the end of the course.