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BEHAVIOURAL DATA SCIENCE (2022-2023)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Master (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Gallardo Pujol, David
Number of credits: 60,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 4.700,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 11/2/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To enable participants to draw psychologically meaningful conclusions from the data analysed.
- To gain rigorous knowledge of the most common data science and machine learning techniques applied to human behaviour.
- To acquire a range of practical skills that will enable them to launch or enhance their professional careers as data scientists.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- University graduates in the social and behavioural sciences: psychology, sociology, economics, educational sciences, political sciences.
- Professionals from other disciplines may be accepted to the programme upon validation of prior training.

Required academic or professional background
- English level B2 (some required reading and videos are in English)
- Basic knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics is recommended (at the university introductory course level).
- Although not an admission requirement, knowledge of a programming language is an advantage (for example, C++, Java, Python, SQL, etc.).

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 12/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 10/27/2022

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Online


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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