Introduction to Data and AI Ethics

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


It is clear that the practice of data science and the development and implementation of AI technologies in various contexts cannot be divorced from ethical considerations. This short course provides an introduction to data and AI ethics. Participants will be given an overview of foundational ethical theory, which will then be applied to practical ethical concerns that arise in the contexts of data science and AI technologies, 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: Blended
Duration: 7 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: L Poole
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Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 3018
Latest Year Offered: 2024