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Data Analytics

Introduction

Are you interested in analysing business data to make more informed decisions? Have you ever thought about a career choice in IT and Business that would enable you to go the route that best suits your skill set and interests? Would you like to understand the process involved in solving problems using appropriate data analysis software tools? This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand the process involved in analytical thinking and computational skills to support decision making and address business requirements.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this course, you can pursue careers in a range of areas including:

  • Data Analytics Officer
  • Data Scientist
  • Consultant
  • Data Modeller

Course Structure

Core Elements
  • Programming Design Principles (Python)
  • Database Methods (SQL)
  • Statistics (with R programming)
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • The Internet
  • Spreadsheet Methods (Excel)
  • Teamworking
  • Work Experience
  • Course Code

  • DAS
  • Duration

  • 1 Year
  • Number of Places

  • 30
  • Number of Contact Hours per week

  • 25
  • Timetable contact

  • 5 Days
Assessment and certification
  • This course is certified by QQI.
  • Assessment is based on a combination of assignments and exams.
  • You will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Information Processing (5M2067).

Progression

If you want to get a degree, then you can apply through the CAO system for entry into courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme such as:

BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) Dublin Business School - www.dbs.ie

BSc (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics Institute of Technology Tallaght - www.it-tallaght.ie

Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Information Technology with the option of progressing to BSc (Hons) in Computing in Information Technology Institute of Technology Blanchardstown - www.itb.ie

Check out more progression options by downloading the BFEI Progression Pathways Chart at www.bfei.ie

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved 5 passes or 5 O6/ H7s or a combination of 5 O6/H7s or have achieved the LCA with a Merit profile, or have achieved a full relevant QQI Level 4 Award. 

Mature applicants (aged 21 and over) and other applicants without the formal entry requirements will be assessed individually for suitability.

Advisory Meeting

Applicants will be invited to attend an advisory meeting to offer guidance and to ensure course suitability. Information on course costs and the registration/induction process will also be provided at this meeting. 

Places will be offered, on a first come basis, subject to the applicant meeting the entry requirements and subject to a place being available.  

Fees

At course commencement, students are required to pay for books, exams, €200 PLC Government Levy (unless exempt), a Student Services fee and where applicable professional body registration fees.  There are no tuition fees for EU students.

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