Introduction to Data Ethics

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Data Science and Computational Thinking
Department Name: School for Data Science and Computational Thinking


The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to the ethics of data science. Participants will be given an overview of foundational ethical theory, which will then be applied to practical ethical concerns that arise in the context of data science, with the help of topical case studies. There will be specific focus on the South African and African contexts.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: L Poole
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 3018
Latest Year Offered: 2021