About this course
Our Level 4 Data Analyst Higher Apprenticeship provides the knowledge, skills and understanding to create business insight by applying data analysis tools and concepts.
The programme includes a Certificate of Higher Education in Data Science.
Participants will benefit from:
- High performance computing facilities for data science and analysis
- Employer-based learning to address real opportunities
- Teaching staff who draw on industry experience as researchers or consultants
- Assignments based on current business challenges
- An apprenticeship co-ordinator to link employer and apprentice to University.
Who is it for?
- Data Analyst, Data Manager, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Data Architect, Data Engineer
- Those entering these or similar roles who may be new or existing staff
- Open to graduates if their degree does not include in-depth study of data analytics
- Those progressing from a lower level apprenticeship
How the programme is delivered?
Flexible delivery can be configured to suit employers, usually based on short blocks of study over 18-24 months. Option of single employer groups for 10 or more, on-campus or workplace based.
The programme combines classroom and work-based learning Apprentices extend their classroom learning through their workplace practice, collecting evidence of their learning applied.
- Introduction to Data Analysis
- Spreadsheet Analytics
- Introduction Data Modelling
- Data Visualisation
- Systems modelling and Database Design
- Work-based project agreed with the employer
The course starts in September 2017 and February 2018.
The programme duration is typically 18- 24 months.
Qualifications include Certificate of Higher Education in Data Science.
Why the University of Bedfordshire
- Campuses in Bedford, Luton, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury.
- We place strong emphasis on practical and professional skills alongside high quality education and training. Many of our programmes successfully combine employment with professional studies.
- In 2015, the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) report on University of Bedfordshire identified eight areas of good practice in teaching and
- learning and commended the University for the quality of its learning experience - now a QAA case study.
- Employers and apprentices are supported by experienced Apprenticeship Co-ordinators, through workplace visits and regular reviews.
- Our apprenticeship programmes can be configured to suit employers’ specific needs.
- Employers looking for groups of 10 or more can usually choose to have teaching delivered at the workplace.