Data Science Part-Time

  • Qualification:

    Short Course

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    On Campus: 10 weeks of 2-3 hour sessions 2 nights a week OR Online: 12 weeks

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    General Assembly

  • Location

    VIC | NSW

  • Course fee:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Database Designer | Assistant Database Developer | Assistant Database Specialist | Data Scientist | Big Data Visualiser | View All

Course Rundown

Learn sought-after skills for solving some of our biggest business problems with this practical online Data Science course from General Assembly.

A rapidly growing field, data sciences harnesses the power of data, statistics and information to help businesses make big, risky and game-changing decisions. An integral part of a successful modern business, data is critical for decision-making and problem-solving, and this industry-relevant online course sets you up to play a leading role.

In this course you’ll learn how to mine datasets and predict patterns with Python, build statistical models from raw data and harness to power of data to forecast what’s happening next.

With opportunities to use real-life data sets and learn from industry leaders, this course will ensure you build sought-after skills in a flexible environment, enabling you to immediately grow your career.

This course is offered both online and on-campus, allowing you to tailor your learning experience to suit your needs.

If you like grappling with problems and want a competitive new edge to your career, this course will give you the skills, opportunities and experience to get there.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must have:

  • A basic understanding of statistics; AND
  • A basic understanding of variables, functions and lists in Python


What You’ll Learn

In this digital marketing course, the subjects you may study include:

Unit 1: Research design and exploratory data analysis

  • What is data science
  • Research design and pandas
  • Statistics fundamental I
  • Statistics fundamental II
  • Instructor choice

Unit 2: Foundations of data modelling

  • Introduction to regression
  • Evaluating model fit
  • Introduction to classification
  • Introduction to logistic regression
  • Communicate results from logistic regression
  • Flexible class session

Unit 3: Data science in the real world

  • Decision trees and random forest
  • Natural language processing
  • Dimensionality deduction
  • Working with time series data
  • Creating models with time series data
  • The value of databases
  • Moving forward with your data science career
  • Flexible class session
  • Final presentations


Why study with General Assembly?

Grow and develop your skills in web development, user experience design, digital marketing, data science and more with the expert guidance of General Assembly.

With over 50,000 course graduates under their belt, General Assembly is a trusted quality education provider, offering students an innovative learning experience with courses specifically designed to meet employer needs and market demands.

Student Support

Be part of a supportive community during every step of your learning journey and beyond!

General Assembly cares about your future and wants to help drive your career forward, which is why they developed an Immersive program to help you grow the right tools and strategies when it comes time to head into the workforce. You’ll also have access to GA’s huge network of over 50,000 alumni as well as the opportunity to attend exclusive events.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will obtain a certificate of completion of the Data Science Part-Time course from General Assembly.

This qualification will enable you to demonstrate skills, abilities and experience in the in-demand field of data science, and may enable you to pursue new employment in a role relating to data, strategy and decision-making. This qualification will enable you to demonstrate skills in data visualisation and analysis, to help business leaders make difficult, risky and game-changing decisions.

After completing this course, you may choose to seek employment as a data scientist, data analyst, or Python developer, or develop in your current role by taking on responsibilities relating to data and decision-making.

Curious about where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The fee for this course is $5,000.

General Assembly offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner:

  • Make repayments through Study Loans
  • Or, pay your course fees upfront via credit card
  • Make repayments through zipMoney