Data Science

Prepare for a data science career as you learn how to gain value from complex data sets and leverage AI to solve global problems.

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  • Duration

    12 weeks
  • Cost

    £9,000
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Develop key data skills for a career in data science with General Assembly

This transformative 12-week bootcamp will arm you with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in a data science career. 

You’ll gain workplace-ready skills, such as collecting and cleaning data for analysis, as well as the ability to use crucial industry tools such as SQL, Git, and Python. 

Designed to get you hired, you’ll receive live online instruction, career coaching to land a job you love, professional connections to top employers, and gain insights from various industries. What’s more, throughout the bootcamp you’ll compile a professional-grade portfolio of projects to showcase your skills to potential employers. 

Gain an understanding of predictive modelling 

Before learning begins, you can set yourself up for success with the preparatory lessons to help you develop foundational data skills. 

Then, you’ll start the core course content by delving into predictive modelling – a critical aspect of data science. You’ll learn how to create models that drive decision-making and strategy across various industries. 

Discover essential data science tools

Mastering data science requires proficiency in fundamental tools and techniques. You'll work within a programming environment, using Git and UNIX to gather, organise, and share data and projects. 

Familiarity with Python, NumPy, and libraries like Matplotlib and Seaborn will become second nature.

Learn how to perform exploratory data analysis

Exploratory data analysis is an important skill for data scientists. You'll learn how to generate visual and statistical analyses using Python and its associated libraries. 

This skill will help you approach real-world problems in industries such as finance, marketing, and public policy.

Develop expertise in statistical modelling

Next, you’ll master statistical modelling to elevate your career as a data scientist.

You'll explore study design, model evaluation and optimisation, linear and logistic regression, and classification models. Then, you’ll learn how to collect and connect external data to enhance your models.

Learn how to build machine learning models

Machine learning plays an important role in data science as it can help find patterns and insights within data.

To help develop your understanding of machine learning, you’ll delve into core concepts. This includes the differences between supervised and unsupervised learning, clustering, and natural language processing. 

With this understanding, you’ll be able to create advanced data models.

Gain the skills needed to become a data scientist

Your journey to becoming a data scientist doesn't end with technical skills. You'll explore advanced topics and trends, including recommender systems, neural networks, and computer vision models. 

Next, you’ll apply your knowledge to different problems to ensure you can take your learning beyond this bootcamp and into the workplace. 

Thrive in the age of AI by learning the foundational principles of generative AI, potential ethical/legal implications, best practices, and how to write effective prompts. 

How will the skills I learn help me advance in my career?

Data science roles are experiencing rapid growth across industries and the skills you’ll learn on this bootcamp are highly relevant in today's job market. 

Whether you're seeking a career change or aiming to enhance your existing data-related skills, this bootcamp equips you for high-paying positions in data science, advanced analytics, business intelligence, and more.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the bootcamp, you'll work on various projects to reinforce your learning and to allow you to build a robust portfolio. Your capstone project will involve tackling a real-world data problem, from defining the problem statement to presenting your findings. 

These assessments will not only test your technical skills but also your ability to apply them in practical scenarios.

What are my financing options?

General Assembly offers a variety of different financing options, including deferred payments at 0% interest with a 12 months grace period, instalment plans, student loans, income share loans and tuition discounts so you can focus on what counts — your education. 

Speak to a member of our team to find out more about your options for financing the bootcamp.

What will I receive?

Upon successful completion of the bootcamp, you'll receive a signed certificate of completion. 

This certificate, along with your professional portfolio, are valuable assets for showcasing your skills to potential employers.

Are you eligible for this bootcamp?

This is an intermediate level bootcamp with some prerequisites. We recommend you have a mathematical foundation as well as familiarity with Python and programming fundamentals. The General Assembly admissions advisors can help you assess your readiness for this bootcamp and recommend introductory courses that will get you ready to start.

Is this bootcamp right for you?

This bootcamp is designed for aspiring data scientists or those already familiar with data analysis and looking to further their knowledge and skills to solve complex data problems.

Data Science Bootcamp students come from all walks of life but share one common mission: they are passionate about launching a career in data science or advanced analytics. We see career-changers from diverse professional backgrounds, including engineers and recent STEM graduates, mid-career marketing and financial analysts, and business strategists, as well as those from more far-flung fields like sales and the law.

__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. __

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What happens before, during, and after your Bootcamp

  • Before learning

    Set yourself up for success with a series of self-paced preparatory courses. These courses will introduce you to the core concepts to help you build a strong foundation before you begin.

  • Course

    Data Science

    Develop key data skills for a career in data science with 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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