Data Science Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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In the era of big data, colossal amount of data is being generated every day from channels including social media, consumer profile, global economy, etc. These complications of data require us not only to describe and understand the information, but more importantly, to reveal crucial information to facilitate the best course of action. Therefore, the demand for the application of big data has increased sharply, which has led to the emergence of a cross-disciplinary independent subject, "Data Science", which has led to the systematic development and promotion of methods for dismantling big data.

The School is going to offer a range of Data Science programmes to provide students with professional knowledge and training that they will need to succeed in future endeavours and become competitive in the workplace.

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The cloud computing market in Hong Kong continues to grow since 2016. With the maturity of cloud computing architecture, foundation and technologies. The adoption of cloud technologies keeps increasing. Many Hong Kong enterprises have realized the advantages of cloud. They are willing to leverage cloud services to boost their business performance and to create innovative service offerings. With the increasing volume of data will be stored on clouds, there is a strong demand for cloud computing technology professionals in Hong Kong.
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Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$6000
This programme is designed to help students develop basic skills in big data analytics. It provides students with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of a range of issues and concepts in Big Data Analytics.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$46,000 (to be paid in 2 instalments)
The programme is designed to help students in developing skills and understanding of the real life applications of big data and machine learning. The programme involves introducing students to the key concepts of big data and machine learning as well as applying those concepts into different industries.
Start 02 NOV 2019 (SAT)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee $2500
This programme aims to enhance the skills and concepts for digital marketers who do not have web programming background.  Participants will learn the Google Analytics (GA) setup, operation, and tools to perform data analysis, visualization, reporting, and gain insights from customer behaviour to enhance the effectiveness of digital marketing.
Start 18 JAN 2020 (SAT)
Duration 1 day
Fee Course Fee : HK$1,800

Early Bird : HK$1,600 (application submitted on or before 29 Dec, 2019)

Alumni Rate : HK$1,600 (application must be submitted to enrollment centres)
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Duration 2 years to 2 years