Data Science

Chevron College Ltd

Data Science

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to:

• Develop knowledge and research skills in Data Science to empower you as a higher professional.

• Understand the ecology within which a Data Scientist operates and the professional skills required to do so.

• Be skilled in Data Science techniques using a suite of industry standard, open-source platforms to extract value from data.

• Understand how to apply Data Science techniques in your chosen domain and/or background discipline.

What you will learn


• Analyse and critically evaluate projects and research outputs in Data Science

• Engage in knowledge production through dissertation research

• Have a critical understanding of and be able to engage with the data value chain in professional settings

Thinking skills

• Critical thinking and evidential reasoning

• Reflect on your professional and research practice

• Ability to make cross-disciplinary connections with other professionals and scientists.

Qualification Gained

Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science FHEQ level 7 comparable to NFQ level 9

Subjects taught

Course Modules

• Quantitative Data Analysis

• Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Data Ecology)

• Advanced Decision Making: Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning

• Spatial Data Analysis

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum 2.2 Honours in Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering, Social or Behavioural Sciences and Humanities related subjects.

If English isn’t your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept IELTS at 6.0 overall with no individual component below 5.5 or equivalent.

Application dates

Application Deadline: 03/03/2024


1 Year

• 4 x 12 week terms

• Live classes every Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 2 hours

• 3 Saturday mornings every term

• Online & interactive course content, discussion forum & webinars

Enrolment dates

Next start date: 08/03/2024

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Evening,Part time,Weekend

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