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Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

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Skills you will gain

Data SciencePython ProgrammingMachine LearningImage Analysis

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Biostatisticians
  • Data Scientists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Scientists
  • Nurses

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Welcome to the Course

7 videos (Total 52 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
About the Course2m
Demystifying Data Science4m
Python Basics Part 19m
Python Basics Part 25m
Professor Andrew Morris12m
Professor Aileen Keel15m
8 readings
Syllabus10m
Course Logistics10m
How to use the Discussion Forums10m
Course Team10m
Acknowledgements10m
Copyright10m
How to use Jupyter Notebooks10m
Programming tips & tricks10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 120m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

WELCOME TO WEEK 2

9 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
DNA and Sequencing3m
Modelling the Data3m
Conclusion4m
Professor Tim Aitman13m
Professor David Porteous11m
Introduction1m
Medical Imaging Data & Modalities7m
Analysing Medical Images5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 220m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

WELCOME TO WEEK 3

11 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Representing Networks3m
Biological Networks5m
Conclusion2m
Introduction2m
Statistical Methods in Medical Research4m
Conclusion3m
Introduction1m
Supervised Learning10m
Unsupervised Learning5m
Conclusion1m
1 reading
How the Programming Assignment works10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 320m
Programming Assignment Quiz20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

WELCOME TO WEEK 4

9 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Tasks10m
Computational Methods4m
Angus McCann from IBM7m
Introduction2m
Modelling Processes6m
Analysing Processes6m
Process Mining2m
Rodrigo Barnes from Aridhia13m
1 reading
IBM Watson10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 420m
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Top reviews from Data Science in Stratified Healthcare and Precision Medicine

By SWJun 8th 2018

Great course, really well designed and well produced and I feel like I've learned a lot! The coding was a bit of a shock to the system but it was nice and challenging. Thank you to the team!

By SRApr 19th 2019

Excellent introduction to use of data science in healthcare with hands-on training in machine learning and NLP. Great course.

Instructors

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Dr Areti Manataki

Teaching and Research Fellow
Centre for Medical Informatics
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Dr Frances Wong

Data Science MOOC Project Lead
College of Science and Engineering

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