Data Science Essentials 1 (Micro-Credential)

Media Design School Limited

Subject area

Computer Science not elsewhere classified



3 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To provide individuals with knowledge of the multidisciplinary nature of data science, the ability to solve problems using data across disciplines, and the ability to consider ethical considerations related to data science applications, to develop a questioning mindset, and to explore a data science framework that can be applied to any industry, business or organisation.

To maximise student engagement in the learning process, the curriculum teaches students about contemporary advances in emerging fields and exposes students to innovations such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Open entry to NZ domestic students over the age of 18.

Detailed requirements

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3 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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Student Success


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 303 0402
Fax: (09) 303 0646

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