Southampton Data Science Academy forms part of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton - ranked among the top 100 of universities globally.
Developed in partnership with leading global education specialists Cambridge Education Group, the Academy was established to bridge the data skills gap in today’s increasingly data-driven world through world-class training and education from industry-leading academics and thought leaders in the field of data science.
Through our pioneering work, our expertise in data science is transforming the way data is collected, integrated and converted into knowledge and evidence – informing decision-making across both private and public sectors.
Southampton Data Science Academy training is CPD accredited, meaning it has reached the Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is working with the Southampton Data Science Academy (SDSA) to present a certificate in data science jointly accredited by the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton.
Initiated in response to demand from IFoA members, the Certificate is an introduction to the concepts, tools and techniques used in data science and their relevance within an actuarial context.
The Data Science Certificate is a part-time, online course which will require approximately 10 hours of study per week, across an eight-week period, with an additional two weeks to complete the final assignment. There’s no requirement for those undertaking the course to have any minimum programming skills.
View the candidate information pack and policies here.
"Southampton Data Science Academy is delighted to be partnering exclusively with Saltlux Partners to take data science and AI education and learning to the people of the Korean peninsular."
Professor Elena Simperl
We’re also founding partners of the UK’s Open Data Institute (ODI) in London’s Tech City – established to lead businesses across the UK in harnessing and leveraging the power of data.
Manuel León Urrutia