Duration 8 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Why join the course?
Data is everywhere and the lessons it contains can be the key to making good decisions.
Gain the skills and confidence to dive into data using computer software and start making discoveries.
You’ll learn key elements of data science so that you can start thinking like a statistician.
What topics will you cover?
- Data and its organisation
- Basic statistics
- Making discoveries working with several variables simultaneously
- Sources of error and misconception
- Confidence intervals
- Statistical tests via randomisation
- Seasonal decomposition and forecasting
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is suited to those new to these areas and those wanting a reminder and fresh perspectives. You will need to be comfortable thinking in terms of percentages and have a level of comfort with using computers.
Who will you learn with?
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