Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics

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  • This programme will be delivered full-time through an innovative blended learning approach involving facilitated workshops and online virtual learning classes.


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Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics

Aim of Programme

Aim of Programme


The programme is based on three strands: Data, Tools & Techniques and Analytics. The programme aims to equip graduates with the skills, attitudes and competencies to engage as a data analytics practitioner in fields as diverse as finance, science, web analytics, engineering sports management and bioinformatics. Covering in-demand subjects such as databases, visualisation, SQL, Python, statistics and the R programming language, students will get an opportunity to apply these topics in a practical, capstone project.

In addition, graduates will have the option of progressing on to the MSc in Data Analytics at AIT, should they wish (additional fees will apply).


Online/Blended

  • 9
    NFQ Level
  • 60
    Credits

Programme Content

Programme Content


    • Relational Databases: Databases, including SQL
    • Statistics for Data Analytics: Statistics required for use by data analytics practitioners
    • Data Analytics: The data lifecycle
    • Interpretation of Data: How to work with data
    • Programming for Data Analytics: Python for data analytics
    • Advanced Analytics: Taking analytics to the next level
    • Research Methods: How to conduct research
    • Advanced Databases: Relational and non-relational databases
    • Data Visualisation: How to convey findings visually
    • Industry based project: A practical project in conjunction with a partner

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements


A Level 8 honours degree comprising of at least 30 ECTS credits in any combination of maths, computer science/IT or engineering.


Induction

Induction


Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you on www.aitflexiblelearning.ie.

During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:

  • Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
  • Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
  • Introduction to TUS Midlands’s operating systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
  • Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme

Details

Details


Duration

1 Year 
100

1 Year Full-Time

Programme Fee

This is a HCI Funded Programme.

This programme will be fully funded for eligible unemployed applicants.

Eligible employed applicants and eligible recent graduates (Summer 2021) will be 90% funded.  They will have to pay 10% directly to AIT.  The 10% payable is €800.

For full details of eligibility criteria and to apply go to www.springboardcourses.ie

Commencing

Week commencing 12th September 2022

Enquiries

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