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Who is the Qualification for?

With the emergence of cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence, data science has become a key fourth generation profession. The Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science has been developed to prepare aspiring Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Artificial Intelligence specialists to take advantage of the growing business and employment opportunities in these fields.

The Diploma is designed to enable learners to gain skills in maths, statistics and programming in R, Python and SQL. The Diploma also provides a sound basis for a progression to Masters Degrees in a number of relevant disciplines.

Entry Requirements

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check Kensley Graduate School regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme).
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

8 Months

  • 100% Online Delivery
  • Dedicated Online Mentor for each student
  • Lectures conducted online every weekend

Coursework (Total of 120 credits)

  • Data Science Foundations (20 Credits)
  • Probability and statistics for data analysis (20 Credits)
  • Advanced Predictive Modelling (20 Credits)
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation (20 Credits)
  • Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (20 Credits)
  • Advanced Computing Research Methods (20 Credits)

Proceed to complete your MBA or MSc through the Top – up route.

Next Intake

  • January 2024

What makes this Data Science Qualification unique?

British Qualification

Qualifi programmes are regulated by Ofqual (the body that regulates qualifications and examinations in England)

Payment Plan

Students are able to pay their tuition fees under installment plans that are feasible.


Widely accepted by credential evaluation organisations such as WES and ICAS Canada

Elite Lecture Panel

A great mix of academics and industry experts to help guide you through your postgraduate journey.


Our tuition fees are affordable and won’t put a big dent in your bank account.

MBA Advanced Entry

Gain entry into Master’s level programme in a much shorter period of time.


All lectures are delivered online and recorded for later viewing – something that is essential for working professionals.

Assignment Based

The programme is solely assignment based. Meaning, no examinations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain the mathematical and statistical knowledge and understanding required to carry out basic and advanced data analysis.
  • Develop sufficient skill in the R, Python and SQL programming languages to use them to successfully carry out data analysis to an advanced level.
  • Develop a strong understanding of data management, including evaluation, structuring and cleaning of data for analysis.
  • Become familiar with and use the tools and techniques used in data visualisation
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of classical data analytics, including statistical inference,
  • predictive modelling, time series analysis and data reduction.
  • Become familiar with and apply common machine learning techniques to business and other problems
  • in order to uncover options and solutions for them.
  • Develop an understanding of essential concepts from contemporary themes in business.
  • Understand, evaluate and apply data science and analytics within business and organisational contexts.

Career Opportunities

Primary areas of employment include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Statistical Analyst

Awarding Body

Embark on a transformative learning journey with OTHM Level 7 Postgraduate Diplomas. Our programs, offered by OTHM, a 20-year-old UK-based awarding body regulated by Ofqual, provide practical, industry-relevant knowledge.

Contact us now to check your eligibility.

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