Data Science Intensive Programme

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Applications are open for participation in the Data Science Intensive (DSI) program, an 8-week hands on skills training program in data science based on solving real-world problems. Participants will receive exposure to the latest algorithms and techniques in data science, covering topics in Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

Date: 27 August to 19 October 2018

Venue: Woodstock Exchange, Cape Town, South Africa

Exposure to the latest algorithms and techniques in data science

covering topics in Big Data (BD), Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Under the expert guidance of our team of PhDs and MBAs
as lecturers and tutors, you will receive a mix of lectures and tutorials covering the core aspects of data science.

Team work

the majority of your time will be spent working in small teams to solve real-world problems, giving you deep, hands-on experience with cutting edge algorithms while equipping you with the skills to contribute effectively as part of a dynamic, agile team.

Emphasis on real-world skills

including management of data science projects; cleaning of data; and business problem solving skills.

The solutions you generate

will be presented to industry experts who will give real feedback, helping further sharpen your readiness for the real world.

Networking events

giving you the opportunity to network with potential employers.
The program is made up of four two week modules. Scholarships covering tuition and living expenses are available for African and South African students, funded by a joint partnership with the DISCnet collaboration in the UK.

For information and applications please visit

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 27 August, 2018
Event End Date: 
Friday, 19 October, 2018
Event Venue: 
Woodstock Exchange, Cape Town, South Africa
Event Type: 
Cape Town

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