Individual modules from the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) programme

Modules from the MDataGov programme can be taken as one-off training, with optional assessment, and credits can be counted towards the MSc degree in the future. These can taken at ONS sites, Oxford Brookes University and University of Southampton.

1. MSc modules delivered at ONS sites by Oxford Brookes University

2019/2020 module programme

Office for National Statistics (ONS), Newport
Date Module
20th – 24th January 2020 Advanced Machine Learning (P08821)
18th – 22nd May 2020 Data Visualisation (P08825)
8th – 12th June 2020 Time Series Analysis (P08815)
Office for National Statistics (ONS), Titchfield
Date Module
20th – 24th January 2020 Intro to Machine Learning (P08820)
18th – 22nd May 2020 Advanced Machine Learning (P08821)
22nd – 26th June 2020 Data Science Foundations (P08801)

Full module descriptions and timetable

Application form

The following modules were delivered across ONS Newport and Titchfield sites as part of previous years’ programmes:

2018-2019 module programme
Introduction to Machine Learning
Data Visualisation
Survey Fundamentals
Introduction to Distributed Systems
Statistics in Government
2017-2018 module programme
Data Science Foundations
Statistical Programming
Regression Modelling

2. Modules delivered at Oxford Brookes University

2018-2019 Oxford Brookes timetable (Wheatley Campus, Oxford)
Semester 1 Monday Friday
10:00 – 12:00 Regression modelling Intro to Machine Learning
13:00 – 15:00 Statistical Programming Intro to Distributed Systems
16:00 – 18:00 Data Science Foundations Intro to Survey Research
Semester 2 Monday Friday
10:00 – 12:00 Advanced Statistical Modelling Time Series Analysis
13:00 – 15:00 Statistics in Government Data Visualisation
16:00 – 18:00 Survey Fundamentals Advanced Machine Learning

For more information please visit the Oxford Brookes website.

To apply please contact MdataGov@brookes.ac.uk

3. Modules delivered at University of Southampton

2019-2020 University of Southampton timetable (Highfield Campus, Southampton)
Date  Semester 1
9th – 13th September 2019 Introduction module
30th September  Р4th October 2019 Introduction to Survey Research
14th – 18th October 2019 Regression Modelling
21st – 25th October 2019 Statistical Programming
4th – 8th November 2019 Demographic Methods I
11th – 15th November 2019 Survey Fundamentals
25th – 29th November 2019 Data Science Foundations
2nd – 6th December 2019 Additional Survey Sampling and Estimation
9th – 13th December 2019 Evaluation and Monitoring
Date Semester 2
27th – 31st January 2020 Statistics in Government
10th – 14th February 2020 Time Series Analysis
24th – 28th February 2020 Further sampling methods
9th – 13th March 2020 Demographic Methods II
16th – 20th March 2020 Small area estimation
30th March – 3rd April 2020 Index Numbers
20th – 24th April 2020 Analysis of Complex Survey Data
27th April – 1st May 2020 Admin Data in Official Statistics

For more information please visit the University of Southampton website.

To apply, please contact socstats@soton.ac.uk.