Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Data Analytics

Description: Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Data Analytics
Duration: 1 year
NFQ Level: Level 9
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This course is being offered under the Springboard+ initiative for free for jobseekers and for a nominal fee for applicants in employment. See the Springboard+ tab for more information and to find out how to apply for this course.

This course aims to produce technically competent, innovative graduates that will become leading practitioners in the field of data analytics. Upon completion, graduates will be able to:

  • Conduct independent research and analysis in the field of data analytics
  • Implement a research idea using the latest industry practices
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of data analysis and statistics
  • Critically assess and evaluate business and technical strategies for data analytics
  • Develop and implement business and technical solutions for data analytics

The course is designed to accommodate those whose specific interests in data analytics may be of a more technical or a more business-focused nature. Students will gain exposure to product commercialisation issues associated with data analytics. The course is delivered by faculty and practitioners using academic research, industry-defined practical problems, and case studies.

This face-to-face course will start in January 2020.

  • Application Date: 14/01/2020
  • Start Date: 21/01/2020
  • End Date: 31/12/2020

Click the link above to access the course page on the Springboard+ website for further information and to apply.

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Data Analytics is being offered under the Springboard+ initiative. Visit the course page on the Springboard+ website to apply.

This course is free for applicants who are unemployed and who meet the academic requirements. Applicants who are in employment pay 10% of the course fee.

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Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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