Self-paced learning

MS degree in Data ScienceMassively Online Open Course (MOOC) pioneer, Coursera has announced the first ever online Master’s degree course in Data Science — jointly with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The MCS-DS builds expertise in four core areas of computer science: Data visualisation, machine learning, data mining and cloud computing, plus honing skills in statistics and information science across 32 credit hours. Anyone who registers on Coursera will have access to all of the courses that make up the onsite degree. In order to earn the University of Illinois degree, learners who are accepted into the programme will also be expected to complete additional course assessments with access to guidance, feedback and support from Illinois faculty and staff. Like all, Coursera students can take up individual modules for…


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