S201: Data Analytics
Ages 13 – 18
Be ready for Big Data
Big data is now the buzzword. The advent of Internet and availability of cheap data storage had caused an explosion of data. Governments and Corporations are constantly looking into turning these data into information and finally into decisions. Having the skills to develop algorithm to process, analyse and manipulate data is now highly valued.
In this course, students will first be introduced to the fundamentals of database design. Students will learn about the relational database model and apply design principles to create databases applicable to real life situations. Students will combine SQLite, a popular database engine module in Python, with other Python modules they have learnt to perform data processing and analytics. They will see the application of this skills in areas such as Finance, Bioinformatics, Supply Chain and Marketing.
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Analytics and Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
What M&Ms can teach you about Statistics
Application of Statistics
Simple Linear Regression
Introduction to Pandas
Reading JSON, CSV, Excel, HTML and XML Data
Matplotlib and Plotly
Graphing with Matplotlib and Plotly
Visualisation with Matplotlib
Introduction to SciPy
Statistical testing with Scipy
Playing with Real World Data
Data Dot Gov
News Sites and Wikipedia
Create your own analytics project to analyse areas you really care about, be it sports, finance or games
Ages 13 to 18
Completed S121: Python 3 and S121P Challenges (min. Level 6)
Passed placement test
All materials and equipment provided
Maximum 1:10 Instructor-Student ratio
20 hours duration
9 King Albert Park (KAP Mall) #02-21, 598332
80 Marine Parade Road #10-06, 449269
Coding Lab Student Feature: Surya, 14, Raffles Institution
Surya Nayar, 14, is no ordinary student. At his young age, he can count Python and C++ programming skills under his belt. This savvy student wrote his own stock rating algorithm after attending a Masterclass on Data Analytics with us.
Coding Lab Student Feature: Sarah Go, 17, Hwa Chong International
Meet Sarah, our talented young coder. Starting from ground zero, she has come a long way – after all, she clinched an Honourable mention at the National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI) in March 2018, in just less than six months of learning to code.
Coding Lab Student Feature: Ian, 14, Hwa Chong Institution
Introducing Silver Plus, a facebook for the elderly created by our very own Ian, 14. The idea which was conceived and designed entirely by Ian, was to enable our elderly to engage with each other, make new friends, and even play games across their mobile phones.