Someone who knows how to approach and analyse data is vital to every function of a business. Through our professional Postgraduate Certificate in Data Analytics, you’ll become equipped with core skills within a quick time frame, allowing you to put your learning into practice quickly.
You’ll develop a critical understanding of data handling on this course, discovering how to effectively analyse the data needs of a business, make strategic business decisions from your findings, and learn 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.
You'll also produce an in-depth research project, and we'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional expertise. Once you graduate, you'll have a skillset that will get you noticed by employers, and the tools you need for a career in data analytics and other emerging industries such as deep learning or AI.
Our professional Postgraduate Certificate in Data Analytics consists of three key modules. Studying with us, you’ll have the flexibility to complete this course in a shorter time frame, graduating with valuable knowledge and a range of in-demand skills that every business needs.
The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this MA. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.
I’ve found the Arden MBA has given me a much more comprehensive foundation of knowledge around the topics I don’t often encounter in my work role, including financial decision-making, ethics and strategy. This knowledge will enable me to progress to more strategic roles in the future.
The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. That’s why we choose a range of different methods to keep track of your progress. These include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
To be eligible for Arden's postgraduate data analytics course, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study a postgraduate certificate in data analytics.
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 experiences.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
Studying with us here at Arden teaches you how to handle and interpret complex data sets, and you’ll be developing skills that are essential in national and international businesses. If you are currently working in a management function or looking to specialise in data, our range of data analytics courses will develop your ability to analyse and interpret data in order to make business decisions. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
Data Analytics is becoming increasingly important as a key skill for people in all business functions. With a Postgraduate Certificate in Data Analytics, you can get in front of this ever-growing trend, and demonstrate your expertise to future employers and lay the foundations for progression into a senior management or leadership role.
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Data Analytics will provide you with valuable, transferable skills that will enable you to confidently enter a role in a variety of exciting sectors. Some of the key skills you’ll focus on are:
By covering a breadth of topics in each module, you’ll have your pick as to which career path to choose after graduating. Here’s a snapshot of some of the positions you could end up in:
If you're looking to gain some additional skills as you study, you can take an industry-certified online course while you’re studying your Arden degree, at no extra cost.
You can choose to become certified on Salesforce Trailhead, gain certification through Cisco’s Networking Academy, or take courses on Amazon’s cloud-based learning platform, AWS Educate. All of these courses complement our degree modules and are highly valued by employers worldwide.
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include: