The best big data analytics courses in the UK: Data science courses you can apply for in 2016 from Microsoft, IBM, Udemy and more

Interested in data science? We've listed some of the top courses you can apply for this year


Research firm IDC predicts big data spending will reach $48.6 billion by 2019 with large tech enterprises such as Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, EMC, HP and Dell continuing to invest in big data and large-scale data analytics.

And with data growth in manufacturing, healthcare, education, IoT and the government sector, the demand for data scientists, big data specialists and data miners in general should continue to grow over the next few years.

We've listed some UK courses you can apply for specialising in data, big data, and data science.

The courses listed vary from university and Masters places to free online courses.

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