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Intro to Data Analysis

Start your data science journey right with this hands-on introduction to the discipline of data analysis. In this course you'll learn the 5 key stages of the data analysis process and apply them to real data sets using Python libraries NumPy, pandas, and Matplotlib.
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What You Will Learn


Intro to Data Analysis

Data analysis is a rigorous discipline that can reveal illuminating insights, but a strong grasp of the fundamentals is essential to generating accurate, useful results. This hands-on course will teach you the industry-standard framework for analyzing data of any kind, and show you how to apply it using some of the most popular tools in data science.

This hands-on course will teach you the industry-standard framework for analyzing data of any kind, and show you how to apply it using some of the most popular tools in data science.

Prerequisite Knowledge


  • Anaconda

    Learn to use Anaconda to manage packages and environments for use with Python.

  • Jupyter Notebooks

    Learn to use this open-source web application to combine explanatory text, math equations, code and visualizations in one sharable document.

  • Data Analysis Process

    Learn about the keys steps of the data analysis process and investigate multiple datasets using Python and Pandas.

  • Pandas and NumPy: Case Study

    Perform the entire data analysis process on a dataset and learn to use NumPy and Pandas to wrangle, explore, analyze and visualize data.

  • Programming Workflow for Data Analysis

    Learn about how to carry out analysis outside Jupyter notebook using IPython or the command line interface.

  • Course Project: Investigate a Dataset

    In this project, you’ll choose one of Udacity’s curated datasets and investigate it using NumPy and pandas. You’ll complete the entire data analysis process, starting by posing a question and finishing by sharing your findings.

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  • Learn

    The 5 stages of the data analysis process and work through them with Python libraries Pandas, NumPy, and Matplotlib.
  • Average Time

    On average, successful students take 20 hours to complete this program.
  • Benefits include

    • Real-world projects from industry experts
    • Technical mentor support

Program Details

  • Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria?
    No. This Course accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.
  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?
    In order to succeed in this program, we recommend having experience working with data in Python, ideally with the NumPy and/or pandas libraries.
  • How is this course structured?
    The Intro to Data Analysis course is comprised of content and curriculum to support one project. We estimate that students can complete the program in 20 hours.

    The project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network and platform. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
  • How long is this course?
    Access to this course runs for the length of time specified in the payment card above. If you do not graduate within that time period, you will continue learning with month to month payments. See the Terms of Use and FAQs for other policies regarding the terms of access to our programs.
  • Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund?
    Please see the Udacity Program Terms of Use and FAQs for policies on enrollment in our programs.
  • What software and versions will I need in this course?
    You will need access to the Internet, and a 64 bit computer. Additional software such as Python and its common data analysis libraries (e.g., Numpy and Pandas) will be required, but the program will guide students on how to download once the course has begun.

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