10 days
420 GBP/full
420 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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The Institute for Analytics and Data Science presents its annual Summer School, from Monday 26th July - Friday 6th August 2021, bringing you cutting-edge courses across the fields of data science, analytics and decision making. Held virtually for 2021, this is a unique opportunity to attend state-of-the-art courses delivered by world-leading academics and industry partners from around the globe. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Data driven policymaking is central to ensuring a stable future. At Essex, research in data science and artificial intelligence is part of our DNA.

Now, whether you're interested in the curation and management of big data, advanced techniques and methods including artificial intelligence and statistical methods, or applications of big data in fields ranging from business and finance to bioinformatics, you'll find a set of relevant courses for you.

There are 4 parallel sessions running each day, mainly six hours in length, and delegates are able to create a tailored programme of study by selecting from a range of different focuses, with the option of attending for 1 week or 2 weeks. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

Course themes tend to remain consistent year to year with slight variations depending on availability. Some themes include:

    • Big Data and Deep Learning
    • Data Science Management
    • Introduction into R and Advanced R Topics
    • Introduction into Machine Learning
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Optimisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 days

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no specific eligibility requirements to book a place on the Summer School. We welcome attendees (students, researchers, academics and professionals) in the emerging fields of big data, data science and analytics who would like to find out more or be updated on the current trends and developments.
  • We accept applicants from all levels and experience from around the world and offer a range of courses to suit your needs.
  • Whilst we don't restrict access to courses, when selecting the courses that make up your programme please pay attention to our recommended prerequisites. These prerequisites are stipulated to ensure that all attendees make the best out of their time with us.

Technological requirements

Please note, to take part in the summer school virtually you will need access to a laptop/computer and have a reliable internet connection. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    420 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 GBP for the full programme during 10 days.
  • EU/EEA

    420 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 GBP for the full programme during 10 days.
  • Early Bird Reg (Until 07/06/) Non-University of Essex students -1 week: £420 /2  weeks: £680
  • Standard Reg (08/06/21 - 05/07/) 1 week: £460 / 2 weeks: £760 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Our partners

Essex Analytics, Data Science and Decision Making Online Summer School
University of Essex


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