Kickstart your career in financial data analysis with this exciting, hands on introduction to data science using the popular Python programming language. Learn to process financial data and then visualise it to communicate your findings. You’ll work with real-world datasets to develop your skills in calculating and predicting financial outcomes.
Introduction to Python for Finance
Intermediate Python for Finance
Data Manipulation with Pandas
Joining Data with Pandas
Introduction to Data Visualisation with Matplotlib
Introduction to Financial Concepts in Python
Manipulating Time Series Data in Python
Importing and managing Financial Data in Python
Career Opportunites The financial services industry relies heavily on data analysis and there is a shortage of skilled professionals in this area. Throughout this course, you will work with multiple real-world datasets from, for example, the World Bank, NASDAQ, AMEX, and Google, allowing you to demonstrate your hands-on experience and skills to potential employers.
Assessment and Certification Your UCD Professional Academy Certificate requires the completion of a report-based project, analysing an open-source dataset as you work through the various stages of the course.
Your certificate will be issued electronically on a secure platform, with a link that you can share with employers and others wishing to verify your credentials.
This programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Course delivered by UCD - limited spaces available