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University of Southampton: Data Analytics for Government

Institution University of Southampton View institution profile
Department Social Statistics and Demography
Telephone 023 8059 4393
Study type Taught


This programme, offered in support of the Government Statistical Service, provides specialist skills and knowledge in statistics and data science. It is particularly suitable if you are employed in an analytical profession in the UK Government or equivalent organisations in the UK and abroad.

It is designed to provide you with the specialist skills and knowledge which are central to conducting professional statistical work within government. The aim of the programme is to equip you with the skills you need to develop a career as a Statistician, Data Analyst or similar allied profession in an Official Statistics or analytical environment. Many of the skills taught on the programme, such as survey methods and data analysis, are also in great demand by employers outside of government who are conducting large-scale statistical work.



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