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. Modules delivered at ONS sites by Oxford Brookes University

2018-2019 module programme
Course Date and location
Introduction to Machine Learning

21st – 25th January 2019, ONS Newport

24th-28th June 2019, ONS Titchfield

Data Visualisation 21st-25th January 2019, ONS Titchfield
Survey Fundamentals 20th-24th May 2019, ONS Newport
Introduction to Distributed Systems 20th-24th May 2019, ONS Titchfield
Statistics in Government 10th-14th June 2019, ONS Newport

Full module descriptions and timetable

Application form

2017-2018 module programme

The following modules were delivered across ONS Newport and Titchfield sites as part of the 2017-2018 programme:

Course
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

2018-2019 University of Southampton timetable (Highfield Campus, Southampton)
Date Semester 1
1st – 5th October 2018 Introduction to Survey Research
15th – 19th October 2018 Regression Modelling
29th October – 2nd November 2018 Statistical Programming
12th – 16th November 2018 Demographic Methods
19th – 23rd November 2018 Data Science Foundations
26th – 30th November 2018 Survey Fundamentals
Date Semester 2
28th January – 1 February 2019 Evaluation & Monitoring
11th – 15th February 2019 Further Survey Estimation Methods
25th February – 1st March 2019 Time Series Analysis
11th – 15th March 2019 Demographic Methods II
18th – 22nd March 2019 Survey Data Collection
1st – 5th April 2019 Compensating for Non-response
8th – 12th April 2019 Index Numbers
29th April – 3rd May 2019 Elements of Official Statistics

For more information please visit the University of Southampton website.

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