Introduction to data science using R & Python

Who can take this course?
Students who are new to data analytics

Pre-requisites: Understanding of high-school mathematics

Course description:
GITAA’s Introduction to Data Science Course for Students will provide an overview of data science. A flavour of the important and commonly used data science and machine learning algorithms will be taught.

R & Python, an open source tool for data analytics will be introduced with two real-life case studies and simple lab exercises. Participants will also be given a case study to work with at the end of the course.


  • Participants will be able to articulate transition from data to problem definition. The case study given will give a real-time experience of projects done in the data analytics field.
  • This will trigger an interest to learn further about the exciting field of Data Science.