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Become a Data Scientist

  • Median base salary£46,000

Discover the methods, theories and ethics of data science

Data science is the way we interpret and use the enormous amount of information generated in the modern world. Data scientists are experts at using different scientific methods to analyse and present information - this can include machine learning, data warehousing and statistics. They share these insights with decision makers, such as business leaders and heads of government - who can use it to make better informed, data-driven choices.

Explore the ins and outs of data science with a wide range of online data science courses. Get an introduction to the field of data mining or take courses that focus on data visualisation, modelling or healthcare data. You will have the opportunity to gain certificates on data science courses to prove your learning to your employer.

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