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Mathematical Foundations for Data Science

  • Qualification:

    Course Unit

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Start date:

    June 2019

  • Awarded by:

    Monash University

Course UnitCourse unit
Work towards a qualification one subject at a time, or complete a stand-alone course unit for personal interest or professional development. You may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for studying this unit.

Course Rundown

To succeed in the field of data science, you have to be a whiz with numbers. If you’re from an IT background, why not sharpen up your maths and stats skills with Monash Online’s single-unit Mathematical Foundations for Data Science course?

This course is the ideal introduction to the most important mathematical topics in data science, computing and statistics. You’ll cover core concepts such as graphs, linear algebra, probability theory, calculus and combinatorics. After six weeks of online study, you’ll be ready to apply your mathematical knowledge and skills to solve problems and achieve a variety of outcomes in computer science.

Eligibility

There are no prerequisites for this course.

What You’ll Learn

This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.

Why study with Monash University?

Monash University offers its students a unique learning opportunity with their 100% online courses. Receive a premier experience with their personalised and interactive online courses in health, psychology and technology.

Undertake an online course and receive full access to instructors, fellow students, and dedicated tools including discussion forums and live video chat. With over 280,000 graduates and a ranking in the top 1% of the world’s universities (Times Higher Education Learning 2016-’17), Monash University is widely recognised and renowned as innovators of education.

Student Support

As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.

Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Completion of the unit Mathematical Foundations for Data Science from Monash Online may be used as credit towards a full qualification.*

*Subject to course entry requirements

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The fee for this data science course unit is $4,062.50