Data Science Part-Time

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront 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
  • Career Outcomes:
    Database Designer | Assistant Database Developer | Assistant Database Specialist | Data Scientist | Big Data Visualiser | View All

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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


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

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. When you learn web development, data, design, business, and more with GA, you get:

  1. Award-winning curriculum and expert instructors, on-campus and online.
  2. A global, professional community of 40,000-plus full- and part-time alumni.
  3. Career results from leading-edge courses, with mentorship each step of the way.

Today’s complex, global economy requires a skilled workforce that can leverage technology to fuel success. General Assembly’s robust suite of courses includes all the fundamental pillars of innovation to give individuals and teams several options for growth and development. We offer programs in web development, data science and analysis, user experience design, digital marketing, product management, and more. Students can choose from a range of formats and modalities to help them best achieve their goals, including full-time, part-time, and short-form options — on campus, and online.

Courses can be taken on campus at locations in Sydney and Melbourne or virtually via a Live Online Remote Format.

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

At GA, you will have a dedicated student success producer, to guide you through the course and ensure you are supported throughout your journey. You will also have the opportunity to attend regular social events, to mingle with other students and alumni.

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:

New South Wales: Sydney
Victoria: Melbourne

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

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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?

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
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