Introduction to Data Science

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Data Science
Department Name: School for Data Science and Computational Thinking


This short course is designed as an introductory overview to data science explained at the hand of the data science project life cycle.

The course will cover the following theoretical elements with a focus on the data science project life cycle:
- Introduction to data science
- Data science technologies
- Business and data understanding
- Data preparation
- Modelling methods
- Evaluation
- Deployment of data science concepts

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
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: 2023