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Data Analyst

Data Analysis

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.


Topics covered:  

  • 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.

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