Data Science Practicum

COM SCI 800.003

This project-based Data Science Practicum provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience working with our industry partners. Each practicum cohort is sponsored by a company or organization.

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Remote Instruction
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Gain real-world experience by working with our industry partners on data science projects
  • Gain analytics experience and reconcile mathematical theory with business practice
  • Use data science to identify, define, and analyze business problems

About this course:

This project-based Data Science Practicum provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience working with our industry partners. Each practicum cohort is sponsored by a company or organization. This collaboration allows students to work with partner companies/organizations to gain analytics experience and reconcile mathematical theory with business practice. Students are supervised by a UCLA Extension practicum instructor and work with the practicum company/organization to identify, define, scope, and analyze a business problem. Students work in groups to solve real-world data analysis problems and communicate their results. Innovation and clarity of presentation will be key elements of evaluation. It is assumed that students participating in this practicum have a thorough knowledge of basic machine learning concepts (classification, clustering, regression, dimensionality reduction, etc.) and are proficient in R or Python. Students work on a real-world data science project from Day 1 of this Data Science Practicum. Very little time is spent on lectures or introducing new machine learning concepts or explaining basic constructs of programming languages. 
Prerequisites
For students without previous experience in data science, we recommend completing our Data Science certificate. The Data Science certificate can be completed in as little as 10 weeks in our 10-Week Intensive Data Science program. Click here for more information. 

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Online
374750
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 6, 2020. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 13, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 18, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 25, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Sep 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Sep 8, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Location: Online
374894
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 5, 2020. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Dec 8, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
376308
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 11, 2021. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PST - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C

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