Learn data analytics

The University of Adelaide Data Analytics Boot Camp |

Join a growing field that transforms data into decisions

  • Global network: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • Project tracks: Complete a final project based on your chosen industry.
  • Student success: Stay on track with 24/7 on-demand academic support.
  • Career support: Access free professional resources after you graduate.

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Next start
27 March 2023
Time to
24 weeks,
Live online
9 hours
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The support you need

Pursuing a data analytics boot camp is a big step, no matter where you are in your professional journey. Our program is designed to not only equip you with the fundamental tools and skills you need to accelerate your career, but to also provide you with unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.

  • Work with an admissions officer who will prepare you for your boot camp.
  • Get 24/7 on-demand learning assistance via text or video chat.
  • Access a 1-on-1 tutor if you get stuck.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged trainers, tutors, peers, and graduates.
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Use big data to solve big problems

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day — much of which can be used to translate information into global insights, predict future trends, and help organisations make better decisions.

That’s why data analytics is a fast growing fields in today’s economy, with related jobs projected to grow by 11% from 2021 through 2026.1

1Jobs and Skills Australia

Top employers hire our boot camp learners
Our boot camp learners have gone on to work for some of the world’s top companies, including over 62% of the Fortune 1001. This is a sample list of companies graduates have worked for.

1Percentage as of May 23, 2022.

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Further your career

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you’ll learn in your program to advance your career. They will assist you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume, and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.

Innovative curriculum. In-demand skills.
The University of Adelaide Data Analytics Boot Camp is a student-first online experience that combines collaborative, hands-on training with real-world data sets to provide you with the tools to collect, analyse, and visualise big data — and to make your next career move. From Excel to Python, our curriculum is delivered via high-quality coursework and live, online classes. Trainers are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 guidance to learners throughout the program.

Do more with Microsoft Excel. You’ll even learn to model historic stock trends — and, hopefully, beat the market.

  • What you will learn:
  • Pivot tables
  • Forecasting
  • VBA scripting
  • Statistics modelling

Gain a strong foothold in one of today’s fundamental programming languages.

  • What you will learn:
  • Python 3
  • APIs
  • NumPy
  • SciPy
  • Pandas
  • Matplotlib

Learn to organise data into well-structured and easily retrievable data formats.

  • What you will learn:
  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL/pgAdmin
  • MongoDB
  • Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process

Learn the core technologies of web development and create new, interactive data visualisation that you can share with everyone on the web.

  • What you will learn:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap framework
  • JavaScript charting
  • Geomapping with Leaflet.js

Near the end of the program, you’ll be immersed into new and in-demand topics and tools.

  • What you will learn:
  • Tableau
  • Data Ethics
  • Hadoop
  • Machine learning

Your final project is an opportunity to get creative and collaborate with a small group of participants to design an impressive data visualisation application.

Now you’re ready
By the time you’ve completed the boot camp, you will have mastered in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of projects using real-world data sets, and earned a valuable Certificate of Completion from a globally recognised university.
Personalised project tracks
Due to the vast nature of the data analytics field, you will be able to tailor a portion of your learning experience to the exact career path you want to pursue. Choose from finance, healthcare, or a custom direction, and work with a small team to design your final project based on your industry of interest — and the problems you want to solve.
Learn on your schedule
This is a part-time program designed for working professionals like you who are seeking to advance current careers, enhance skills for a current role, or change career paths by learning data science and analytics.
Time to complete 24 weeks
Live classes 9 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week
Class days 3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)
Invest in your career.
Explore financial options.
Data analytics boot camp fee: $12,500 AUD
Early registration
Enrol by the early registration deadline and get $1,000 AUD off your tuition cost when paid in full.
Alumni scholarship
University alumni are eligible for a $750 AUD scholarship.
Interest-free payment plan
Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly instalments over the length of the program with no interest.
The University of Adelaide Employee Discount
Employees of the university may be eligible for a $750 AUD discount.

edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

What boot camp graduates are saying
“I took the course to expand my career. In fact, I got a new position as a business analyst who is in charge of machine learning projects.” – Kenjiro H.
A powerful educational partnership

About the University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide unites and serves those striving to change the world-and themselves-for the better. It's a place where history is made. Established in 1874, we're home to over 29,000 students and 3,000 staff, all striving to create progress. For our community. For all. This is a university of outstanding quality—ranked as a top 100 global university—in the heart of the city of Adelaide. We were our country's first university to welcome female students. The first to teach science and business. Our alumni have won Nobel Prizes, led the nation. and walked in space. So, what's next?

This Data Analytics Boot Camp program is offered through the University of Adelaide in partnership with edX.

About edX

edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.
The next data analytics boot camp starts 27 March 2023. Reserve your spot today!
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