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SAGE Campus for institutions

For institutions: Upskill researchers in data science online


SAGE Campus for institutions

For institutions: Upskill researchers in data science online

Upskill faculty, students, or researchers to work with big data and new computational methods
with online data science courses

Features and benefits

Features and benefits

Features and benefits


Equip analysts or researchers to work with big data


Ensure faculty and staff
are up to date with the
latest methods


Give students career-ready
data science skills


Supplement curriculum with online courses or set as a prerequisite to a class

Available 24/7

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.

Engaging content

Our courses are packed with engaging content, activities, text and video - students love it, helping institutions get good feedback!

Practical skills

With our courses, you learn through doing, and will be able to start applying your new skills to your research immediately.

Signed certificates

All courses give a certificate of completion, signed by the instructor, that can be downloaded from our platform.

Academically robust with trusted SAGE quality

Our courses are academically robust so can supplement your existing curriculum and enable flipped classroom learning.

Our courses

Our courses

 our courses

Our suite of online data science courses are created specifically for social scientists, to give practical skills that apply to research. The courses are fully online and self-paced and each take between 2 and 35 hours to complete.

Browse our standalone courses below, covering topics including 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, covering everything from an intro to data science and beginner programming to intermediate data analysis and management topics.

If you’re not sure which courses are best for your institution, check out our handy learner pathways or get in touch.

Demo hub

Demo hub

Institution demo hub

Are you interested in SAGE Campus courses for your institution?

Simply fill out the form to get instant access to our institution demo hub to:

  • Demo the first module of all our courses

  • Experience our learning style

  • Download the syllabi of our courses

  • Find out more

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How it works

How it works

How it works 

1. Choose which course/s you'd like and the start dates and access period

The courses are self paced so learners can complete at their own pace during your access period of 3, 6 or 12 months.

2. We quote based on your number of learners and course/s you choose

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.

3. Enrollment is easy

Simply send us your learners' names and emails and we'll email them their logins directly.

4. Access 24/7 on our platform

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.

5. Personalized learning options

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.

Need institution or organization-wide access?

Our courses will soon be available for purchase via SCORM file for you to host on your own Learning Management System.

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Case studies


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



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I demo the courses first?

Yes! Get instant demo access to the first modules of all our courses by filling out the form at our "demo hub" section of this page.

How long will my group have to complete the course?

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.

Can the courses be hosted on my institution's own LMS instead?

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.

Are there deadlines during the course?

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.

What support will my group have?

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.

How do I know how my group is doing?

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.

Can I enroll multiple groups on multiple courses?

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.

How do I pay?

We will issue you a sales agreement and invoice.

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