70 working days, full time
Transform and future-proof your career by getting the skills and knowledge to become a professional data analyst.
CodeClan’s accredited Professional Data Analysis course is delivered in a practical, hands-on way and is focussed on giving you the skills and knowledge needed to work as a data analyst. Classes are available on-campus and in our virtual classroom, where you’ll learn through 14 weeks of labs, real-life exercises and projects. You’ll also get access to a range of career support services.
Our curriculum will prepare you for a real-world data career – what industry needs right now.
Our curriculum is expertly designed in collaboration with industry to give you the grounding in technical and soft skills to grow a successful career in data analysis.
At CodeClan, we learn by doing, completing each module with a project. As you progress through the course, you’ll create a portfolio that you can show to future employers.
Enhance your CV by earning a Professional Development Award in Data Science, an internationally recognised stamp of approval.
We won’t just teach you data, we’ll help you launch a career in a new industry and support you for six months after you graduate.
Spend two weeks getting comfortable using your laptop and familiarise yourself with the basic tools used by data professionals including R and GitHub.
You’ll also go through a maths refresher and cover some basic statistics and probability.
Classes start. Learn how to manage and manipulate data. In this module we’ll cover key tools and technologies including R and the Tidyverse, SQL, data cleaning and wrangling, ethics, version control and reproducibility, finishing with a presentation on data ethics and a project.
In this solo project, you’ll work like a real-life data analyst and clean some messy data sets.
We’ll use ggplot2 and Tableau to create visualisations, communicating data. Time for some statistics and specialist topics including time series and spatial analysis.
We’ll go a little deeper with the basics of hypothesis testing, probability, and simple regression models.
Time for group work. Build a data dashboard using R shiny.
You’re here for your career. That’s why we run a series of classes and workshops to give you the knowledge and confidence to pitch your new skills to employers. Time to stand out on your CV, LinkedIn, portfolio, job applications and in interviews.
Now you’re ready to cover more advanced statistics and specialist topics including machine learning, text mining and multiple regression.
Get to grips with Python, model building, variable engineering, and clustering.
This is an individual project in which you get to shine. Working from a business brief, you’ll clean and analyse data, get stuck into model building and Git and finish with a presentation.
Time to celebrate with your cohort.
Start your new chapter with six months of support including employer talks, project showcase invitation, a profile on our graduate’s page, job alerts, online support and more.
Looking for a new and rewarding challenge? Data skills are in demand in practically all industries and form a fantastic springboard for a range of career options.
Worked with data in a previous role? From engineers and investors to marketers and bar managers, data skills are essential for many careers. This course is an ideal opportunity to update your skills and focus your career on data.
Do you love graphs and charts? Maybe you’ve read more widely about the power and potential of data, caught the bug for analysis at uni or in a previous role working with data people. Take that passion to the next level!
1. Attitude. You’ll need to be keen on learning, have patience when you can’t understand things and tenacity to keep on learning.
2. Explore. Before you apply, we want you to explore some coding and data analysis for yourself and make sure you’ve tried it and enjoy it before committing to the course.
3. Kit. You’ll need a Windows or MacBook with at least 8GB RAM & a 2.4GHZ processor, and comfortably run the latest operating system. If your laptop is older than 2014 please check with Admissions to see if it is suitable to use. If you do not have access to a suitable laptop, we can rent you one for £300.
CodeClan instructors have the passion, expertise and experience to make your journey a success. They’ll be on hand throughout the course to guide, support and inspire you.
Expert data instructors
Student to instructor ratio
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Head of Data Delivery
Steph has a PhD in cognitive neuroscience and has worked as a researcher and data analysis teacher at the University of Glasgow and UC Berkeley.
Del has a degree in physics and a PhD in computational chemistry. He has worked as a researcher and teacher at Universities of Cambridge, Glasgow, Warwick and Stony Brook.
Aileen has a degree in mathematics and statistics and a masters in actuarial maths. She worked in investments and pensions before moving into analytical consulting.
Mhairi has a degree in mathematics and a masters in applied statistics and data mining. She has worked as a data scientist in a range of different industries.
Our Careers team will train you in the skills you need to find your first role. Our aim is to help you to find a job that is a great fit for you. Through CV workshops, mock interviews, and Industry Talks, you’ll discover what employers want and how to successfully apply.
Join our successful alumni community!
Training at CodeClan has proved life-changing for many of our students. Part of that journey is finding the right job after you graduate.
“CodeClan embodied the collaborative and knowledge-sharing nature of the industry perfectly.”
“I loved my experience at CodeClan. The course content was great and the instructors were lovely and supportive.”
“The learning support function went above and beyond to help me help myself. It has changed the way I approach any kind of task.”
The cost of the course is £6,650
Split your payment into four manageable chunks, first with a deposit of £750, and then three subsequent payments.
A deposit of £750 is payable to secure your place once you are accepted, with the remaining fees due before the course begins.
Campus in Scotland:
£7,000 – £10,000
* based on our top 2 competitors.
Where you could start…
Average graduate salary for this course*
Where experience could take you…
£36,655 -Data Analyst
£46,714 – Business Analyst
£58,631 – Data Scientist
Average UK salaries*
Ready to begin your data journey? Here are three steps to get you started:
Test-drive the CodeClan learning environment. Our coding workshops are fun, interactive and the perfect starting point for your journey.
|Cohort & Location||Pre-course work||Classes Start||Graduation|
|DE11 - Onsite: Edinburgh*||18/10/2021||01/11/2021||18/02/2022|
|D12 - Remote||01/11/2021||15/11/2021||04/03/2022|
|DE13 - Onsite: Edinburgh*||07/02/2022||21/02/2022||27/05/2022|
|D14 - Remote||21/02/2022||07/03/2022||10/06/2022|
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