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The award

How long you will study
6 weeks

Domestic course fees
GBP 1500

How you will study

Course starts
May, July, September, November, January, March

International course fees
GBP 1500

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About Fundamentals of Data Science (Technical) at Southampton Data Science Academy (Southampton University)

Developed by the pioneering Data Science team at the University of Southampton – a global top 1% university – Southampton Data Science Academy’s Fundamentals of Data Science (Technical) course will enable you to effectively apply the powerful tools and insights of data science to your day-to-day work.

Taught by industry experts using a hands-on approach to learning data skills, this 6-week online course will see you extend your knowledge and expertise across data mining, machine-learning, and data visualisation to become a highly-skilled and effective data scientist.

The course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking to start your career in data science
  • Wanting to learn how to apply the powerful techniques of data science to your current day-to-day business challenges
  • Looking to study a data science course flexibly online, without having to interrupt your work or personal commitments

Some of the topics you’ll cover during the course are:


  • Introduction to core concepts and technologies
  • Data collection and management
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualisation
  • Future of data science

 By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand key concepts in data science and their real-world applications
  • Explain how data is collected, managed and stored in the context of data science
  • Plan and generate visualisations from data using tools such as Python and Bokeh
  • Work effectively with live data and utilise the opportunities presented by cloud services

The course is offered completely online, with assessments being conducted through coursework.

Our team of industry-leading teaching staff will guide your learnings through:

  • Personal and group tutorials
  • Online exercises
  • Discussion forums, where you can discuss coursework and share opinions with your expert tutors and global network of students
  • Supported code implementation 
  • Independent study

Find out more about Southampton Data Science Academy's Fundamentals of Data Science (Technical) course.

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The Fundamentals of Data Science (Technical) course is £1500 per person, inclusive of VAT.

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