Studyportals
Certificate Online

Data Science - Data-Driven Decision Making Microcredential

FutureLearn

3 months
Duration
1429 USD/full
1429 USD/full
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Discover storytelling with data and make better business decisions using data wrangling, modelling, and storytelling techniques with this Data Science - Data-Driven Decision Making Microcredential at Monash University by FutureLearn.

Overview

Develop your own interactive dashboard that tells a data-driven story.

Data becomes valuable when it allows us to make a decision or take action in the real world.

On this Data Science - Data-Driven Decision Making Microcredential at Monash University by FutureLearn, you’ll work through practical programming exercises in R language to learn the process of tidying, harvesting and wrangling data and applying statistical models to simulate complex functions that solve a broad range of problems.

Using data visualisation techniques, you’ll learn to interpret and explain data to inform your decision-making process and communicate your message to others.

You’ll also explore the essential ethical, legal and organisational issues of data collection and management.

You’ll gain the skills you need to apply for roles as a data scientist or use the knowledge you’ve gained to enhance your current organisation.

What skills will you learn?

  • Data wrangling
  • R programming
  • Developing data analysis workflows
  • Work with and visualise spatial and temporal data
  • Developing statistical models
  • Harvesting data
  • Tidying data
  • Data collection methods
  • Data visualisation
  • Data analysis

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Courses include:

  • Wrangling and Workflow
  • Modelling and Visualisation
  • Formats, Ethics, and Storytelling

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

6 alternative credits

6 credit points at Postgraduate level from Monash University

Delivered

Online

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

  • This data science microcredential is designed for anyone interested in developing skills in industry-standard tools and techniques, and enhancing their ability to use data to inform real-world decision-making.
  • Monash strongly recommends that you’ve studied maths or statistics at a first-year undergraduate level before joining this microcredential. To complete the programming exercises, you’ll need a computer to install and run RStudio and install R packages.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1429 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1429 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    1429 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1429 USD for the full programme during 3 months.

Funding

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Data Science - Data-Driven Decision Making Microcredential
-
FutureLearn

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!