Introduction to Data Science: Analyse and Visualise Data with Python

It's been called the sexiest job of the 21st century. But what's involved in data science? And what makes it so sexy?!

In this course we will provide an introduction to data science by finding, loading, analysing and visualising an openly available data source.

This course is a ideal for those looking to explore data science for fun or as a career.

17 to 18 Nov 2018

2 days, Weekend, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

at Think Create Learn, Ealing

Full price:


Course Outline



Suitable For

Adults and Teenagers


Learn the basics of data science by preparing, analysing and visualising data using Python.


Introduction to Data Science

We will take a brief look at what data science is and some typical data science applications.

Being a Data Scientist

We will take a brief look at what data scientists do and the tools they use.

Acquiring and Cleaning Data

We will collect some data from the open data site Kaggle and implement some code to clean and shape our data using Python.

Machine Learning

We will look at ways to analyse our data with Python, using machine learning techniques such as classification and regression.

Data Visualiation

We will look at ways to visualise data and implement some code in Python.


We will undertake a short project of your choice, either individually or in groups.


Full price individual: £160

Concession individual: £120

Concession pricing is available to anyone in full time education.

Skills you should have before you attend

You should be proficient in Python

What courses can I do before ?

To prepare for this course you can attend the following courses:

Introduction to Programming: Create a Music Player with Python
Programming Project: Part 1 - Python Programming

Skills you will pick up in the course

Key skill categories

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to


17 Nov 2018 to 18 Nov 2018

(2 days, Weekend 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM) at Think Create Learn, Ealing


This course can be customised and delivered at a mutually-convenient time and place for groups


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