For institutions: Upskill researchers in data science online
Equip analysts or researchers to work with big data
Ensure faculty and staff
are up to date with the
Give students career-ready
data science skills
Supplement curriculum with online courses or set as a prerequisite to a class
Learners with different abilities or schedules can take courses in their own time and at their own pace. The time to complete each course ranges from 2 to 35 hours.
Our courses are packed with engaging content, activities, text and video - students love it, helping institutions get good feedback!
With our courses, you learn through doing, and will be able to start applying your new skills to your research immediately.
All courses give a certificate of completion, signed by the instructor, that can be downloaded from our platform.
Our courses are academically robust so can supplement your existing curriculum and enable flipped classroom learning.
Our online data science courses are created specifically for social scientists, to give practical skills that can be applied to social research. The courses are fully online and self-paced and each take between 2 and 35 hours to complete. We have 10 standalone courses, covering the topics of programming in R and Python, data visualization, social media data, text mining and analysis, and research design in social data science.
SAGE Campus also has a package of 10 online courses, Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists, totaling to 100+ hours of learning. This covers everything from an intro to data science and beginner programming to intermediate data analysis and management topics.
Browse through our courses below to find out more. If you’re not sure which courses are best for your institution or organization, check out our handy learner pathways or get in touch.
The courses are self paced so learners can complete at their own pace during your access period of 3, 6 or 12 months.
Our courses differ slightly in price but enrolling 5+ learners on any of our courses means you get a reduced price per head. Furthermore, if you want to give your group access to two or more courses, access to the second and any additional courses are reduced a further 50%.
Contact us with your course/s choice and your number of learners for a tailored quote.
Simply send us your learners' names and emails and we'll email them their logins directly.
Once the access starts, your learners log into our online platform. They get 24/7 access and can complete the modules in their own time around their busy schedules.
Want learner analytic reports exclusively for your institution or a tailored email communication plan to motivate your learners? Let us know and we can discuss options with you.
Our courses will soon be available for purchase via SCORM file for you to host on your own Learning Management System.
The University of Mannheim:
Preparing postgraduates with
required R skills ahead of class
University of Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Programme: Upskilling PhD candidates in Python
'Adapting to survive':
PhD student future-proofs her
research with data science skills
Yes! Get instant demo access to the first modules of all our courses by filling out the form at the "about our courses" section of this page. If you want to try the course further, get in touch!
The courses range from 2 to 35 hours to complete. You can choose for your group to have a 3 or 6 month access period to the course, so either way, there is plenty of time to work through the whole course.
Currently learners come to our platform, but we'll soon be offering our courses as SCORM delivery for institutional purchase so you can host them on your own Learning Management System.
Register your interest for SCORM via the form in the "how it works" section of this page.
We know that balancing work, family responsibilities, and online learning can be hard, so SAGE Campus courses are all self-paced.
We do not set assignment or module completion deadlines. We send occasional emails to motivate your group, but we find it’s best not to contact learners too frequently as everyone learns at a different pace.
The dedicated SAGE Campus learning support team are always at hand to answer any IT or technical queries your learners have. Learners can contact the team directly through the platform.
Additional support for your group can be arranged depending on your requirements. If your group has some experience already and you feel that they won’t benefit from a course instructor, we can keep support to a minimum. Alternatively, we can offer live Q&A sessions or email support with a subject expert at an additional cost. We’re happy to discuss your desired learning outcomes with you and suggest a solution that suits your learning needs.
If you would like to keep track of how your group is doing we can create personalised learner reports as an optional extra. Once we get a sense of your group’s learning outcomes we can work together finding out what information will be most beneficial and how often these reports should be created.
Yes we provide courses on a variety of subjects and you can sign groups up to as many courses as you choose. You get a further discount for enrolling a group on two or more courses.
We will issue you a sales agreement and invoice.
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