Bayes Centre

Schedule Of Courses

The schedule of courses within the Data Skills Workforce Development programme.

Course dates for Academic Year 2021

How to Apply 

*Note that some courses are still in development and updates will be provided soon.


Course Name

Start Date(s)


Leading Technology and Innovation in Organisations


Cohort 1 - 11th of January 2021

Cohort 2 - TBC September 2021


Developing a Data Driven Company (Bespoke Course for the Creative Sectors)


Cohort 1 - 17th February 2021

Cohort 2 - 19th May  2021


Understanding Planetary Health and Data: An introduction to the Concepts and Themes 


22nd February 2021


Data Carpentry


Cohort 1 - 29-31 March 2021

Cohort 2 - 20-22 April 2021

Cohort 3 - 26-29 April 2021


Data Visualisation for Professionals


4th May 2021


Health Data Science


19th April 2021


Practical Introduction to Data Science (Short Course)


3rd May 2021


Climate change and finance: embedding climate risk analytics into financial decision making                                  


3rd May 2021


Applying Mixed Methods (Quantitative and Qualitive)*




EFI CPD - TravelTech*




Explainable Machine Learning: A Practical Introduction

15th June 2021


Introduction to Big Data and Analytics in Marketing

4th June 2021


Digital Influence: Methods, Insights, and Impact

17th June 2021


Skills for democratic innovation and the governance of the future*


June 2021


Data Driven Manufacturing*


September 2021


Future Courses

The schedule will continue to be updated with new courses as we grow and expand the programme, this may include new dates for existing courses. 

Eligbility and Funding

Through the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Upskilling Fund, a number of fully-funded places are available  for those that are eligible. Please see the Eligibility Criteria below. If you do not meet the Funding Eligibility Criteria but are interested in the course, please get in touch for further details. 

Funding Eligibility Criteria

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