Data Analyst to Data Scientist

Transition with confidence from data analysis to data science with this comprehensive course.

Course overview

Data Analyst to Data Scientist

Transitioning from a data analyst to a data scientist is a logical career progression, as both roles involve working with data and extracting insights. While there are similarities between the two roles, data scientists typically have a deeper understanding of statistical modelling, machine learning, and programming, allowing them to develop more advanced solutions and predictive models.  

Our Skillsoft Data Analyst to Data Scientist will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make the transition, opening up new opportunities in your career. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics

    This course comprises four tracks: 1. Data analyst 2. Data wrangler 3. Data ops 4. Data scientist

    Python for Data Science 
    R for Data Science 
    Data Wrangling with Python/Pandas 
    MongoDB for Data Wrangling 
    Streaming Data Architectures 
    Scaling Data Architectures 
    Raw Data to Insights 
    Data Pipeline to Tableau 
How you'll be assessed

Your 4 x assessments will each take 60 minutes to complete and feature multiple-choice questions.


On successfully passing the Data Analyst to Data Scientist exams, you’ll be awarded your certificate of completion. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Data Scientist 

Study time

120 guided learning hours (Full time: 2 months, Part time: 4 months)


4 x 60 minute exams, multiple choice questions


Internet access and email


None, although we recommend completing the Novice to Pythonista Aspire Pathway before starting this course

Ideal for

Those comfortable working with data applications and have a working knowledge of Python and cloud systems



Student Support

Study guidance and support throughout your entire learning journey with us from real people.

Student Support
Career Services

Tailored and focused career support from our team of career experts, who will help you navigate the job market with confidence and land that dream job.

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What's Included

Professional development that works around you.

  • What's included
    12 months access
    Award wining StudentCare™ team
    Online support
    Mentor meetings
    Interactive exercises
    Support from qualified industry experts
    TOTUM student discounts

Learn the Learning People way

Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Learning People’s certifications hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create your unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why become a certitied Data Scientist?

Data science is a field that is constantly evolving and the demand for data scientists has steadily increased in recent years, providing excellent job opportunities to those who possess these relevant skills and knowledge. The Data Scientist Certification signifies your competence and knowledge in this area, allowing you to stand out among your peers and progress in your career as a data scientist.  

What our students say

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  • Daton Beckford | First Line Support Technician

    Personally, for me, it’s been a life changer.

    Learning People broke down all the different certifications and how they work. It left me feeling very impressed by what Learning People had to offer and how everything works.

  • Crina Boier | Coding Professional

    I felt hopeful and supported

    Having personal contact with Learning People makes a lot of difference, it actually engages you in what you want to do, it’s more tangible.

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Salary projection

Average salary after completing


You can earn an average of £59,426 a year

Junior Data Scientist
Average salary you can earn
Data Science Manager

You can earn an average of £59,426 a year

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