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Fully funded Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Program

Fully funded Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Program

Fully Funded
Country: South Africa
City: Cape Town
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Applications call for fully funded Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Program in Cape Town, South Africa.

Big Data, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence are driving a revolution around the world as companies rush to take advantage of their data and turn it into a competitive advantage. However there is a shortage of skilled data scientists and managers worldwide and this shortage is much worse in Africa. In this program, participants will master the data science process, from statistics and data wrangling to advanced topics like machine learning and data storytelling, by working on real projects.


The Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) program is a hands-on skills training data science course based on solving real-world problems. In addition to that, participants will gain the following things from the program

  • 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 the 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.
  • Candidates will spend maximum time working in small teams to solve real-world problems, giving them deep, hands-on experience with cutting edge algorithms while equipped 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 their readiness for the real world.
  • Networking events giving candidates the opportunity to network with potential employers.


There are scholarships available to attend this program. Scholarships cover the course tuition and travel and living expenses to attend the 2-week workshop are available for qualifying African students.


African Data Science Intensive Program is open to all candidates with honors, Master’s or PhD in Science, Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent industry experience.


Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Deadline31 May,2020
CountrySouth Africa
CityCape Town
Open toAfricans



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