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Company

Big Blue Data Academy run all Bootcamp and courses via live online delivery due to Covid pandemic

Corporate Training courses are offered both live online and in person.


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General

Simply you can follow it from anywhere with an internet connection. Unlike some other online course options out there, which include pre-recorded lectures, our courses allow for interaction with the instructor, teaching assistants, and other students, and because of daily communication, you’ll be motivated to actually attend, do the work, and learn the material. We are here for you!

The academy does not hold classes on public holidays and in August.
In more detail, the days on which courses are not delivered are:

  1. Christmas holidays: 24.12 - 02.01
  2. Christmas holiday: 06.01
  3. National Day: 25 March - 25.03
  4. Easter holiday: Good Thursday - Easter Wednesday
  5. Labour Day: 1 May (01/05), postponed to another working day if it coincides with a Sunday, a Holy Week day or Easter Monday.
  6. National Day: 28 October - 28/10
  7. Summer holidays: 4 weeks in August the academy does not hold classes

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Discounts & Scholarships

We offer all Master graduates with a study subject close to Data Science discount up to 20% to our bootcamps (e.g. M.Sc. in Data Science, Data Analytics, Statitics, Business intelligence etc).

 

Eligibility: 

Candidates should provide course grades and proof from University that have passed all courses of their program.

Scholarships are decided upon Academic records, limited financial state (financial statements of the last two years) and career motivation.

 

Scholarships can cover up to 50% of the costs and are limited in number for each bootcamp. If you are interested in securing a spot, please apply as soon as possible.

Applicants interested for a scholarship should apply at least two weeks before the start of the program.

If you follow a short course (Python for Data Science) you can get 50% of the course tuition back upon fulfilling any Data Science Bootcamp (Full-time, Part-time)


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Finance

Upon admission, you are required to pay a € 500 deposit to reserve your seat in the Bootcamp within 5 working days of signing the registration.

You have the option of paying the remaining balance:

  1. in three installments for the Data Science full-time Bootcamp and Data Analytics Bootcamp
  2. in four installments for the Data Science part-time Bootcamp
  3. in up to 12 interest-free installments using a credit card for all the Bootcamps

In case you pay whole amount of the tuition fees before the beginning of the program, you get a :

  • € 200 discount on the tuition fees for Data Science full-time Bootcamp
  • € 250 discount on the tuition fees for Data Science part-time Bootcamp
  • € 100 discount on the tuition fees for Data Analytics & Data Engineering Bootcamp

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Bootcamp

Knowledge in Linear Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and basic programming in Python is required.

Before Bootcamp, we provide you pre-work material (including Mathematics, statistics and Python) while we are always ready to answer any question. 

Our Data Science bootcamp is here to cover all the missing practical skills. Even if you have a master degree in Data Science you can follow our program and gain all the necessary practical experience. You will expand your Github portfolio and you will gain professional experience while working on a project with a company. Our Instructors are expert Data Scientists in big and small companies and they will share their experiences with you.

As to keep quality in the classroom, we limited the places to 15.  During the class, the instructor and teaching assistants are there to help you with the exercises. 

You need a computer running macOs, linux or Windows and have at least 8GB RAM and a 4 core CPU later than 2015.

The schedule during the Bootcamp is very dense and every day is essential for your development, thus absence should be avoided. However, for cases of emergency, we allow up to

  • up to 3 days of absence in total for the Full-time Data Science Bootcamp, Data Analytics Bootcamp & Data Engineering Bootcamp and
  • up to 6 days of absence in total for the Part-time Data Science Bootcamp.

Award by Big Blue Data Academy GmbH, Switzerland

We use Discord platform for live online bootcamp. All lectures will be delivered in real-time. Students will interact with their Instructors, Teaching Assistants and classmates using Discord platform. It is available a main classroom for virtual lecture, and it will be available several breakout rooms where students can collaborate live online during pair programming exercises and for one to one discussion with their Instructors and Teaching Assistants.

Keep in mind that communication is vital for us therefore keep on your camera during the course.


Launch your career in Data Science

Next Bootcamp: February 13 - May 17