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23rd January
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How to be... A Data Scientist

Join the digital world by gaining coding and data analysis skills with Python. Regardless of your course and faculty, acquire a new ability and learn about the applications of this vast discipline.
This activity is offered as part of Future Me Week - five days of exciting opportunities to develop your skills, deepen understanding, gain experience and takes steps towards an exciting Future You.

It provides a gentle introduction to data analysis and coding by showing you how to use Python, providing fun teaching approaches to motivate and support learning from any field of study within the university. You’ll explore the versatility of coding and the many ways in which it can be used to analyse data. In a society where digital connectivity is ever-growing in importance, build your confidence, knowledge and research skills in this area! 

Graduate Attributes: Digital connectivity / research / critical thinking

Launching in FutureMe Week, our 'How to be...' courses blend focused self-study with innovative digital content to allow you to experience a range of ways of exploring the world and solving problems. You'll work through a creative interactive workbook to learn ideas and develop your thinking, and then join an afternoon livestream that will deepen your understanding and give you a chance to share your thinking. In this 'How to be...' course, you'll also learn about coding versatility and the applications of data.

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn... in a blended approach of self-study and innovative digital content
  • Learn Python... in a fun and beginner friendly manner
  • Analyse data... and hone your critical thinking skills
  • Connect digitally... by having a deeper understanding of coding and data
  • Gain recognition... with a Data Science with Python Rise badge
  • Earn up to 50 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.

Schedule

  • call_split 10:00 to 12:00 on 23/01/23
    Workbook: Conceptualise
    Use the workbook to develop your skills...
  • personal_video 14:00 to 15:00 on 23/01/23 - Takes place online
    Live Broadcast: Conceptualise
    ... then join our livestream to deepen your thinking and share your ideas.
  • call_split 10:00 to 12:00 on 24/01/23
    Workbook: Analyse
    Use the workbook to develop your skills...
  • personal_video 14:00 to 15:00 on 24/01/23 - Takes place online
    Live Broadcast: Analyse
    ... then join our livestream to deepen your thinking and share your ideas.
  • call_split 10:00 to 12:00 on 26/01/23
    Workbook: Connect
    Use the workbook to develop your skills...
  • personal_video 14:00 to 15:00 on 26/01/23 - Takes place online
    Live Broadcast: Connect
    ... then join our livestream to deepen your thinking and share your ideas.
  • call_split 10:00 to 12:00 on 27/01/23
    Workbook: Resolve
    Use the workbook to develop your skills...
  • personal_video 14:00 to 15:00 on 27/01/23 - Takes place online
    Live Broadcast: Resolve
    ... then join our livestream to deepen your thinking and share your ideas.