Data Science is one of the most popular fields in the digital skills space. Whether you are looking to becoming a specialist or looking to broaden your knowledge base in this rapidly growing and interdisciplinary field, this course will enable you to collect, analyse, model, interpret and present data for your organisation or external clients.
Irrespective of your role in the data science field, programming skills for Big Data provide you with a high level of technological literacy which will open new opportunities in your career. This course builds on the theoretical knowledge gained in the Data Science course to focus on the practical applications of working with Big Data. You will study a variety of programming languages and work in depth with the Python language to implement a Map Reduce algorithm on a work-based data set.