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Further your career with online Data Analytics courses and read our career advice to find out the skills you need to develop a career in Data Analytics

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Data analytics is a rapidly developing field. Data analysts are in high demand across many industries, as more businesses focus on a data-driven approach.

Whether it’s in finance, education, or manufacturing, the ability to understand and interpret data is sought-after. That’s why an online data analytics course could be the ideal choice for you.

Study data analytics online

Studying data analytics can develop your skills in many different areas. Whether you’re a total newcomer to the field or already have experience, you can advance your knowledge.

As well as teaching you how to handle and analyse large sets of data, this subject focuses on problem-solving and storytelling.

An online data analytics course can teach you different ways to approach a problem and how to break down your available information to find a workable solution.

Whether it’s for improving your professional skills or those you use day-to-day, you’ll soon see results.

Firm knowledge of data analytics can open a range of career opportunities, including high-paying jobs in IT, healthcare, operations, engineering, finance, marketing, logistics, and consultancy.

Whether you are mid-career and looking for a promotion, moving careers, or just starting out and want to improve your chances of working for a top-class employer, this CV addition is an excellent option.

Of course, an online data analytics course also presents a flexible and accommodating way to study. You get to choose when you spend your time studying and can often complete shorter courses in just a few weeks. Explore our collection of online data analytics degrees to boost your career and earn a degree at your own pace.

Our data analytics courses

No matter what your current level of understanding, you’re sure to find a data analytics course that matches your needs.

At FutureLearn, we offer both introductory courses and those that go into more detail. For example, if you’re a total newcomer, a course on big data analytics can be the ideal introduction to the subject.

If you would like a more industry-specific approach, something like an introduction to digital media analytics could be worthwhile.

If you already have some knowledge of data analytics, you might want to consider a longer or more intense course to deepen your understanding.

Our programs contain a selection of courses linked to a particular subject, such as this one on data mining.

We also offer microcredentials, which are taken over several months and provide independent certification or academic credit towards a degree.

Earn a data analytics certificate

Earn personalised data analytics certificates when you complete an online course on FutureLearn, complete with lead educator signatures, organisation logos and course details. Share your achievements with employers, on Linkedin, on your CV and more.

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