Applied Data Science – Online Data Course
Build your skills in data science and learn how to apply them in a professional context to advance your career with Coventry University’s free online course.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who’d like to learn more about data science.
The course will be useful for students, novice programmers, and any professionals who interact with data.
For professionals or students who are new to the subject, the course will provide a foundation for advancing your career using data science and data analytics skills.
For those already working in the IT industry, you’ll have the opportunity to strengthen and develop your knowledge and expertise in the area of data analytics and, more generally, data science.
There are no programming prerequisites for students taking this module, but you should have a basic understanding of mathematical thinking and elementary statistics.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
What topics will you cover?
The terminology used in the data science sector
Curve fitting and plotting of statistical distributions
Making use of geolocation data
Classification and clustering
Supervised and unsupervised learning
Application of machine learning to text and images