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Further your career with online Data Science courses and read our career advice to find out the skills you need to develop a career in Data Science

Become a Data Scientist

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Learn how data affects the way we live and work

Data science is the way we interpret and use the enormous amount of information generated in the modern world. Data scientists are experts at using scientific methods to analyse, present and share information to support strategic, data-driven decisions.

Join data science courses to explore the importance of data analysis in modern society, and learn how data can solve big technological problems in industries from finance and banking to healthcare.

With data science courses on FutureLearn, you can discover key concepts in data analysis and understand subjects like machine learning, robotics, statistics and more.

Whether you’re looking to begin a career in data science or you’re interested in using data to inform your decision-making, data science training on FutureLearn can help.

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