Online Bootcamp in IT & Computer Science

Data Analytics

Prepare for a career as a data analyst as you gain in-demand skills and tools to help you make ethical, data-driven decisions.

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  • Duration

    12 weeks
  • Cost

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Start a career as a data analyst

This 12-week bootcamp from General Assembly will help you embark on a fulfilling career in one of today’s fastest-growing job markets. 

You’ll gain the skills needed to excel in the data field as you learn how to acquire, analyse, and visualise data sets in real-time. You’ll also master industry-standard tools such as SQL, Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, and Python. 

With this knowledge, you’ll be able to turn data into compelling stories that drive informed decisions. What’s more, you’ll build a professional portfolio to showcase your job-ready data analytics skills to potential employers.

Receive career guidance from the experts at General Assembly

Throughout the bootcamp, you’ll explore new concepts and tools through expert-led lectures and hands-on exercises. You’ll also receive personalised feedback and support from your specialist instruction team.

Designed with your career in mind, you’ll benefit from dedicated support from career coaches to help you set goals, connect with employers, and stay on track with your job search. 

Delve into responsible data analytics

Having the ability to identify a reliable data source is a crucial skill for data analysts. 

On the bootcamp, you’ll learn how to become an effective inspector, critically scrutinising datasets for veracity and quality before deciding to use them.

Make data-informed decisions with descriptive statistics

Next, you’ll master the fundamental statistical and mathematical techniques essential for data analytics. 

Understand descriptive statistics, regression models, and model validation to make data-informed decisions that can help drive business success.

Develop your data acquisition skills

SQL provides powerful tools to help you sort, filter, and retrieve specific pieces of data. 

To develop your expertise in this area, you’ll delve into key concepts and practical exercises. This exploration will help you understand the benefits of using specialised tools such as SQL for specific stages of the data analytics workflow, over multi-purpose tools such as Excel.

Unpack data analysis with Python and more

Next, you’ll learn how to explore and analyse datasets using Excel. You’ll gain skills in writing formulas for complex analyses, pivot tables, and building visualisations using lookups to efficiently search datasets. 

You’ll then learn how to analyse and visualise data using Tableau and PowerBi to ensure you can handle large datasets and effectively conduct exploratory data analysis. 

Advancing your skills further, you’ll master Python programming fundamentals. 

Excel in your data analyst career

You’ll learn the foundational principles of generative AI, its ethical and legal implications, best practices and how to write effective prompts. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to see how data analysts can leverage AI in powerful ways and a chance to write SQL queries using ChaptGPT.

You’ll learn the skills you need to work in an organisation – specifically, as part of a team of data professionals. Within this, you’ll cover landmark data legislation like GDPR.

At the end of the bootcamp, you’ll benefit from personalised job support to help you find a data analyst role you love. You’ll work with dedicated career coaches to help you apply for jobs, prep for interviews, and confidently build a personal brand. 

How will the skills I learn help in my career?

The role of a data analyst is in high demand across industries, making it one of the fastest-growing job roles today. 

Companies are harnessing the power of big data to make informed decisions, driving the skyrocketing demand for data analysts. This bootcamp equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in this dynamic field.

Are you eligible for this bootcamp?

This is an entry-level course with no prior knowledge needed.

Whether you’re just starting your career in data analytics or you’re a working professional looking to excel in the field, this course will arm you with the skills to succeed as a data analyst.

Is this bootcamp right for you?

This course will help prepare you for junior data analyst roles.

It is designed for those who are passionate about launching a career in this fast-growing field.

This course's content, outcomes and cost is designed for students based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Austria, Australia, United States and Canada.


What happens before, during, and after your Bootcamp

  • Before learning

    Develop an understanding of the core concepts of data analytics with self-paced pre-work. You’ll gain access to these courses to take before you start the bootcamp.

  • Course

    Data Analytics

    Prepare for a career as a data analyst as you gain in-demand skills and tools to help you make ethical, data-driven decisions with this online bootcamp from General Assembly.

    12 weeks

  • After learning

    Get support from the GA career coaches to work on your personal branding, networking, job applications, portfolio presentation, time management and interview skills.

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