Modelling for Data Analysis

Monash University
Monash University
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    Monash University

  • Qualification

    Course unit course unit

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    Upfront payment

  • Duration

    6 weeks

  • Start Date

    August 2019

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Last modified: 07 Feb 2019

course unit Course Unit

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In a Nutshell

If you're an IT professional who's fascinated by data and ready to get into a new area of the industry, Monash Online's single-unit Modelling for Data Analysis course is a great first step.

Delivered entirely online, this course examines the statistical modelling foundations underlying data analysis. You'll be introduced to various analytic tasks as well as data collection, sampling and quality. Working with examples and case studies, you'll explore various estimation methods, basic probability distributions, and concepts such as random number generation and simulation. 

After six weeks of study, you'll be ready to perform data analysis through various methods and models, and interpret your results. You can choose to put your new knowledge to use in an expanded role, or count this unit as credit towards further study.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

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    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have completed FIT9133 – Programming Foundations in Python; AND
    • Have completed MAT9004 – Mathematical Foundations for Data Science.
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  • Subject Breakdown

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    This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.

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  • Why Monash University?

    Monash University offers its students a unique learning opportunity with their 100% online courses. Receive a premier experience with their personalised and interactive online courses in health, psychology and technology. Monash University is recognised for its excellence when in research, teaching, learning and graduate outcomes. Undertake an online course and receive full access to instructors, fellow students, and dedicated tools including discussion forums and live video chat. With over 280,000 graduates and a ranking in the top 1% of the world’s universities (Times Higher Education Learning 2018) and in the top 60 worldwide according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings, Monash University is widely recognised and renowned as innovators of education.

    As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.

    Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

    Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will have an enhanced understanding of statistical and exploratory data analysis, as well as an ability to implement analytical models and interpret their results.

Successful completion of this unit can be used as credit toward a full qualification.*

*Subject to course entry requirements

Let's Talk Price

The fee for this Monash Online data science course unit is $4,062.50

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