Questions tagged [education]

education tag is used for data science programs including university programs and professional certificates.

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Starting my career as Data Scientist, is Software Engineering experience required? [closed]

I am an MSc student at the University of Edinburgh, specialized in machine learning and natural language processing. I had some practical courses focused on data mining, and others dealing with ...
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What do you think of Data Science certifications?

I've now seen two data science certification programs - the John Hopkins one available at Coursera and the Cloudera one. I'm sure there are others out there. The John Hopkins set of classes is ...
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Is Data Science just a trend or is a long term concept? [closed]

I see a lot of courses in Data Science emerging in the last 2 years. Even big universities like Stanford and Columbia offers MS specifically in Data Science. But as long as I see, it looks like data ...
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Domain-specific data science programs

I am looking for domain-specific data science programs (as a major, not a minor or specialization). I found programs in bio-statistics (and other disciplines in public health), MS in marketing ...
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What is most likely the bare minimum knowledge one has to have to become data scientist? [closed]

I am a Python developer but I want to become a data scientist. My Question: At its core what is the bare minimum I need to have to make this transition? I know it cannot simply be that I need to ...