Data Science Immersive: Sydney
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With 9,000+ hires, we’ve placed more grads in high-paying tech careers than any other programme in the world.
Essential Industry Skills
Harness the leading-edge tools data scientists use to identify strategic opportunities and maximise business impact: Python programming, machine learning, and more.
Apply predictive modeling, pattern recognition, and data visualisation. Analyse real-world data and forecast business performance and trends.
Flexible Payment Options
Education financing isn’t one-size-fits-all. Find a path that’s right for you. Fund your future via scholarships, payment plans, and loans.
Dedicated Job Support at Every Step
Develop a winning portfolio, effective technical interview tactics, and more with your personal career coach.
19K+ Employer Network
Don’t settle. Our global community of hiring partners includes the best companies across a range of growing industries.
Made With — and For — Employers
We work with our vast global network of partners and our Data Science Standards Board to ensure our continually updated programme curriculum meets today’s demands on the job.
Gained a 33% salary increase after launching a data science career.
Josephine Ho, GA Los Angeles Graduate
“I love that I am always learning at my new job. My GA teachers helped me get my foot in the door, and now I can pick it up from here and grow my career. They helped me set a foundation in tech, speak the lingo, and know the tools.”
Bringing the World of Data Into the Classroom
Expert-Led Instruction That Gets You Job-Ready
Become a true data practitioner. Gain fluency in the field and collaborate with leading professionals through lectures, research exercises, and real-world client projects.
Exclusive Access to Leaders in Data
Our programme offers countless opportunities to learn and engage with data professionals and technologists through guest speakers, alumni gatherings, and topical community events.
Gain a Valuable Professional Network
Transform and grow your career alongside peers (and potential collaborators) on campus and in our Connected Classroom. The GA community is a priceless resource — just ask our alumni.
Inside the Award-Winning Curriculum
A Well-Rounded Technical Foundation
Get hands-on training with the essentials of data science: data mining, statistical modeling, machine learning, and the Python programming language. Apply advanced techniques such as recommender systems, neural networks, and computer vision models to power business forecasts and drive decision-making and strategy.
Transform Raw Data Into Actual Results
Learn to tackle business challenges with data science strategies and communicate your findings persuasively. Compile compelling stakeholder presentations and data visualisations as you collaborate with software engineering and UX design students or real-world clients.
Open Doors to High-Growth Career Paths
Equip yourself to succeed in a rapidly expanding sector with help from GA’s expert network of industry insiders. The data science tools and techniques taught in this programme prepare graduates to take on roles as a data scientist, data analyst, business intelligence analyst, and more.
Solve challenges professional data scientists face, working individually and in teams.
Individualised Instructor Support
Get guidance, feedback, and more during scheduled one-on-one check-ins.
Global Network of 70K Alums
Connect and collaborate with a diverse group of peers, experts, and leaders around the world.
Director, Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Rodan + Fields
“[When I was director of Platform Analytics and Customer Data Science at Gap, Inc.] and associated with the selection of General Assembly candidates for our data science internship programme, I was thrilled with the curiosity, proficiency, meticulousness, and depth that they brought to the table. We ended up offering full-time positions to every GA candidate that we onboarded.”
Graduate With a Professional Portfolio: Sample Projects
Mapping Natural Disasters via Social Media
Predicting Economic Wage Loss Caused by Natural Disasters
Our instructors represent the brightest data scientists from companies like Vimeo and Google.
They bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.
One-on-One Career Coaching and the Largest Hiring Network
Strategy and Accountability
Our coaches work with you to individualise your path to a new career. Stay on track and motivated from the first day of class!
Sharpen your ability to ace technical interviews and best communicate your data science and analytical skills. Showcase a portfolio of exploratory data analyses, including a capstone project, build a personal brand, and more.
Exclusive Networking Opportunities
Learn networking nuances, connect with hiring managers at exclusive GA-hosted events, and prepare to shine with mock interviews.
Measuring Student Outcomes
Our personalized career support is evident in our results. GA’s outcomes report features demographics and job placement rates for our Immersive students worldwide.
Student Success at Scale
Our latest report captures the outcomes of 5,688 students across 14 campuses. 91.9% of full-time GA Immersive graduates who complete our Career Services program got a job in their field of study within 180 days of graduation.*
A Rigorous Reporting Methodology
Created in partnership with a Big Four accounting firm using American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) criteria, our framework is rigorous in its methodology.
Our Commitment to Transparency
As the only “bootcamp” report verified by a Big Four accounting firm, our detailed outcomes data helps you make informed decisions about educational investments.
*2016-2017 Student Outcomes Report, Student Outcomes for General Assembly’s Full-Time Programs Ending Between July 1, 2016, and December 31, 2017.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why is this data science bootcamp relevant today?
Individuals and organisations of all stripes leverage data science to take on today’s biggest challenges, tackling everything from public policy and robotics to dating and eCommerce. As a result, organisations are moving quickly to build robust in-house data teams and get ahead in this evolving industry — and there’s not enough talent to go around. According to Forbes, “More than 150 zettabytes (150 trillion gigabytes) of data will need analysis by 2025.” Bridge this gap, and unlock a world of opportunity.
What practical skill sets can I expect to have after completing this data science bootcamp?
By the end of our Immersive data science bootcamp, you will be able to:
Perform visual and statistical analysis on data using Python, and its associated libraries and tools (e.g., Python Hadoop).
Build, implement, and evaluate data science problems using machine learning models and algorithms.
Communicate findings through data visualisation, creating clear and reproducible reports to stakeholders.
Identify big data problems and articulate how distributed systems and parallel computing technologies are solving these challenges.
Apply question, modeling, and validation problem-solving processes to data sets from various industries to provide insight into real-world problems and solutions.
What kind of community will I find in this data science bootcamp?
Our data science bootcamp attracts eager learners who are as passionate about growing and launching a new career as you are. Their backgrounds span professions in design, product management, and many other fields. The General Assembly experience can create lasting friendships, collaborations, and professional opportunities that will support you throughout a lifetime of discovery.
What does my tuition cover?
Twelve weeks of expert-led instruction in data science skills, methods, and best practices.
Technical interview prep, including resume reviews, mock interviews, and whiteboarding practice.
Dedicated career coaching to help you navigate your personal job search experience, from design challenges, to salary negotiation, and more.
Access ongoing networking opportunities to connect with experts, employers, and potential collaborators around the world.
What are my financing options for an Immersive data science bootcamp?
Focus on what counts — your education. Financial hurdles shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals. Pay tuition back in manageable monthly instalments after you land a job with Catalyst, our income share agreement. In addition, we offer payment plans and different financing options from our partners at Study Loans or zipMoney. G.I. Bill® tuition reimbursement is available in select cities, as well as our See Her Excel scholarship for women and additional social impact programmes for eligible students facing barriers to enrolment.