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Data Analytics

A comprehensive analysis course for those with Python experience. Uncover insights in Big Data and create data-driven solutions using SQL and statistics. Get ready to crunch some numbers.

  • Starting 16 Sep 2019
  • 100% online, 4 months
  • A$2,600 GST inc.
  • Prerequisites: Python programming, including common data analysis libraries (e.g., Numpy and Pandas), SQL Programming

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Why learn Data Analytics

Big Data is re-shaping the business landscape, and qualified Data Analysts are leading the charge (calculators in hand).

Employment prospects for Data Analysts are excellent: SEEK projects 9.5% job growth over the next five years, with nearly 5,000 new openings in 2019. The average salary benchmarks at $90k, with experienced analysts earning over $130,000. The industry is booming as more companies use statistical modelling to optimise growth and inform overall decision making. No doubt about it, data skills are in demand.

How does it work

This program is for those with some knowledge of Python (specifically Numpy and Pandas) who want to take the next step into Data Analysis. You’ll learn how to use Python, SQL and statistics to break down data insights, create number-driven solutions, and then weave those findings into a compelling story (the kind that gets stakeholder buy-in).

Skills learned

Gather, assess and clean data, Python programming, SQL, inferential statistics, A/B testing, wrangling data, data visualisation, communicating data findings.

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Our flexible short courses are designed to fit your lifestyle, not replace it. Study online, after hours, when and where you like.

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The cutting edge skills you learn will be rigorously assessed and recognised by both a leading university and key employers in the field.

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Make the most out of your online learning by interacting with your peers, experts and industry employers. Meaningful connections to help propel your career.

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Learning outcomes

What do you take away from our courses?

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT certificate which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.


These courses are all about practical training. Each week, the skills you need to master will be walked through in live online tutorials that allow you to see success in action, and ask questions to overcome obstacles that are slowing your progress.

Work-ready project

We combine the power of industry experts with a leading university to get you working on practical, work-ready projects that you can immediately apply back in your office.

Course Outline

Module 1

Introduction to Data Analysis

Anaconda and Jupyter

Data analysis process

Pandas and Numpy

Programming workflow for data analysis


Investigate a dataset

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Module 2

Practical statistics

Probability and standardising

Confidence intervals




Analyse experiment results

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Module 3

Data wrangling

Gathering data

Assessing data

Cleaning data


Wrangle and analyse data

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Module 4

Data visualisation with Python

Design of visualisations

Univariate exploration of data

Bivariate exploration of data

Multivariate exploration of data


Communicate data findings

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Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business.

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Margarita Moya

Senior analyst, Westpac

Margarita is a senior analyst with over 7 years experience across market research, analytics, and financial services. As a lead Tableau developer, her current role also focuses on advocating and empowering business users to use visual analytics, building up internal Tableau education programs and the nitty gritty details of server infrastructure. Passionate about people, data and the positive social impact the two combined can achieve, she’s also a current Board Member of Engineers Without Borders Australia and is registered on Tableau Service Corps.

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Kale Temple

Co-founder and practise director at Intellify

Kale Temple is a co-founder and practise director at Intellify where he leverages expertise in data science and machine learning to architect solutions that empower business performance and growth. He has consulted with a number of the world’s leading corporate and government organisations from over 5 years. Since 2014, he has co-founded and scaled two successful technology start-ups and as Data Scientist & Consultant at Agile BI, played a key role in building the business from the ground up into a world-leading Microsoft Power BI Partner. He holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Economics) and Masters of Economics (Economics & Econometrics) from the University of Sydney.

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