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Course Essentials

Someone who knows how to approach and analyse data is vital to every function of a business in today’s constantly-evolving technological landscape.

Through our professional Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics at Arden University you will be equipped with core data analytics skills within a shortened timeframe, allowing you to put your learning into practice quickly - and with our flexible online Distance Learning you can study whenever and wherever you want.

Developing a critical understanding of data handling, you will learn how to effectively analyse data needs, make strategic business decisions from these findings and know how to present the findings to others in an accessible way, putting you on the path to an enhanced and rewarding career in Data Analytics.


Key Information

Award:
Postgraduate Certificate
Credits:
60
UCAS Course Code:
N/A
Course Title:
PG Certification in Data Analytics
Duration:
TBC
Intake Status:
Accepting applications
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
No
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects
  • Arden Tutors

Our professional Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics course comprises of the three key ‘data core’ modules from our main MSc Data Analytics qualifications. You will have the flexibility to complete this course in a shorter timeframe at Arden University and will graduate with valuable knowledge and in demand skills of data analysis.

Modules

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments at provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development at Arden and ensure you are on the right track with your online studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

To be eligible for studying this Arden University Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

If you don’t have academic qualifications

Arden are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if you have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have an Undergraduate Degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate Degree programmes. We offer online degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. Check out our available online Degrees

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Our Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics will provide you with useful, transferable skills to enable you to confidently enter a role in a computing management environment and/or data analytics, or can improve your existing career prospects.

Through this Arden University course, you will gain:

  • An ability to critically analyse the need for data gathering
  • A critical approach to identifying and designing appropriate methods of gathering data
  • Well-developed understanding of data handling, using a variety of tools
  • An understanding of how to evaluate the outcomes of analysis to make informed business decisions
  • An understanding of how to effectively communicate data analytics visually

Here’s a snapshot of some of the positions you could end up in:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with your academic development through the following courses at Arden:

Next steps

Applying for this online course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Watch our 2 minute video below to hear Dr. Ben Silverstone (Programme Leader, Computing and Quantitative Business at Arden University) who leads our Data Analytics suite of courses, talk about why Data Analytics is becoming increasingly important as a key skill for people in all business functions. Find out how you can get in front of this trend by studying a Postgraduate Certification with Arden.

 
Course Details & Modules

Our professional Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics course comprises of the three key ‘data core’ modules from our main MSc Data Analytics qualifications. You will have the flexibility to complete this course in a shorter timeframe at Arden University and will graduate with valuable knowledge and in demand skills of data analysis.

Modules

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments at provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development at Arden and ensure you are on the right track with your online studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for studying this Arden University Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

If you don’t have academic qualifications

Arden are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if you have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have an Undergraduate Degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate Degree programmes. We offer online degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. Check out our available online Degrees

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

Our Postgraduate Certification in Data Analytics will provide you with useful, transferable skills to enable you to confidently enter a role in a computing management environment and/or data analytics, or can improve your existing career prospects.

Through this Arden University course, you will gain:

  • An ability to critically analyse the need for data gathering
  • A critical approach to identifying and designing appropriate methods of gathering data
  • Well-developed understanding of data handling, using a variety of tools
  • An understanding of how to evaluate the outcomes of analysis to make informed business decisions
  • An understanding of how to effectively communicate data analytics visually

Here’s a snapshot of some of the positions you could end up in:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with your academic development through the following courses at Arden:

Next steps

Applying for this online course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Arden Tutors

Watch our 2 minute video below to hear Dr. Ben Silverstone (Programme Leader, Computing and Quantitative Business at Arden University) who leads our Data Analytics suite of courses, talk about why Data Analytics is becoming increasingly important as a key skill for people in all business functions. Find out how you can get in front of this trend by studying a Postgraduate Certification with Arden.

 

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