CET802 DS1: Descriptive Analytics

Course Provider

College of Computing and Data Science (CCDS)



Academic Unit



This course aims to teach the basics of data analysis through hands on statistical exploration and visualisation. This will be the first step in the data analysis pipeline, followed by predictive analytics and pattern recognition.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
- Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence and AI Plus 
- FlexiMasters in  Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
- FlexiMasters in Artificial Intelligence and AI Plus

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At the end of the course, learners  are able to:

1. explore your data in terms of descriptive statistics;

2. visualize relevant statistical descriptions and;

3. analyse your data to draw useful insights.

- Introduction to Data Science and Analytics
- Data Sources and Types of Data in Practice
- Statistical Exploration of Structured Data
- Statistical Visualization for Data Exploration

Python codes relevant to this module will be provided and will be used for hands-on demonstrations during the interaction session.

For learner who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills to boost their career prospects, become savvier in technology applications as well as better equipped for the fast paced advancements expected ahead.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,962

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 9% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

  • Standard course fee is inclusive of GST.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.


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Listed courses are:

  • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (total 9AUs), and FlexiMasters in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (total 15AUs).
  • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.