Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science

Level 7 Diploma in Data Science
Awarding Body
QUALIFI UK
Duration
08 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY INTAKES
Study Mode
VIRTUAL
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Awarding Body
QUALIFI UK
Duration
08 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY INTAKES
Study Mode
VIRTUAL
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Programme Overview

The QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Data Science is made up of 5 modules and 120 credits with assignments.
This course is designed for those who have the analytical skills to advance in maths, statistics, programming in R, Python, SQL and problem-solving capabilities that they enjoy a practical learning atmosphere drastically different from the traditional theory-based learning. The learner is challenged by taking advantage of the data heavy environment so that they can produce novel operating and strategic models.

Upon the timely completion of this course the student can join a university partner to complete a master’s degree in a number of relevant disciplines. It also enables the participant to enter the employment opportunities in the market as Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Artificial Intelligence specialists.
 
This programme also includes approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to 24/7 support, tutoring, and a variety of other support mechanisms.

Learning Outcomes
  • Gain the mathematical and statistical knowledge and understanding required to carry out basic and advanced data analysis.
  • Develop sufficient skill in the R, Python and SQL programming languages to use them to successfully carry out data analysis to an advanced level.
  • Develop a strong understanding of data management, including evaluation, structuring and cleaning of data for analysis.
  • Become familiar with and use the tools and techniques used in data visualisation.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of classical data analytics, including statistical inference,
    predictive modelling, time series analysis and data reduction.
  • Become familiar with and apply common machine learning techniques to business and other problems in order to uncover options and solutions for them.
  • Develop an understanding of essential concepts from contemporary themes in business.
  • Understand, evaluate and apply data science and analytics within business and organisational contexts.
Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 7 Diploma in Data Science

A minimum of a Level 6 qualification in a related sector or

First Degree or

Other equivalent international degree qualifications or

A professional with 3 years of experience may be considered

and

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a extended diploma level English, e.g. IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT

As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email

Course Content
Exploratory Data Analysis
In this module basic summarizing skills of data analysis are employed where the student will be required to identify the key features of a data set often in a visual approach.
Statistical Inference
Inferential statistical analysis aims to use data to discover the properties of a data population by testing hypotheses and deriving estimates.
Fundamentals of Predictive Modelling Advanced Predictive Modelling
In this module theories of predictive analytics and case studies are covered where algorithms are employed to analyse patterns that are likely to forecast future results of a data set.
Time Series Analysis
This module covers mathematical and statistical knowledge required to carry out basic and advanced data analysis with the time factor incorporated.
Unsupervised Multivariate Methods Machine Learning
This module involves key processes in business analytics projects, cluster analysis methods and common machine learning techniques to business and problem-solving purposes.
Course Duration
Level 7 Diploma in Data Science

To complete the Level 7 Diploma in Data Science, it will take 8 months. Every month, the student will be required to complete assignments.

Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
£1600

Payment Terms

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process. You will have to fill out a short application form to make sure you meet the criteria.

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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £1600

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)