What is Data Science?
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What is Data Science?

Build your mathematics and statistics foundations strongly and ensure your Data science fundamentals are in place!
3.9 (288 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
30,402 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will gain a firm foothold of the fundamentals of Data Science.
  • You will understand the important terminologies and statistical methods in data science
  • You will understand the mathematics and statistics behind Machine Learning
  • You will learn how to pre-process data
  • Apply your skills to real-life business cases
  • You will learn what percentile is with the help of examples
  • Probability tells us how often some event will happen after many repeated trials, we start off with an introduction to this interesting topic.
  • Learn the fundamental concepts of descriptive statistics
  • You will learn how to collect data, how to visualize data, how to predict or explain different behaviors and events and how to find ideas for data research.
Requirements
  • No prior experience is required. We will start from the very basics
Description

A Data Scientist dons many hats in his/her workplace. Not only are Data Scientists responsible for business analytics, they are also involved in building data products and software platforms, along with developing visualizations and machine learning algorithms

Data Analytics career prospects depend not only on how good are you with programming —equally important is the ability to influence companies to take action. As you work for an organization, you will improve your communication skills.

A Data Analyst interprets data and turns it into information which can offer ways to improve a business, thus affecting business decisions. Data Analysts gather information from various sources and interpret patterns and trends – as such a Data Analyst job description should highlight the analytical nature of the role.


Key skills for a data analyst

  • A high level of mathematical ability.

  • Programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle and Python.

  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • A methodical and logical approach.

  • The ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

Who this course is for:
  • The course is also ideal for beginners, as it starts from the fundamentals and gradually builds up your skills