Where does Big Blue Data Academy run its classes?
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.
What are the benefits of taking a course in a Live Online format?
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!
What days are there no courses?
The academy does not hold classes on public holidays and in August.
In more detail, the days on which courses are not delivered are:
I am a M.Sc. graduate, am I eligible for a discount?
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).
Candidates should provide course grades and proof from University that have passed all courses of their program.
In which conditions am I eligible for a scholarship?
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.
Until when can I apply for the partial scholarship?
Applicants interested for a scholarship should apply at least two weeks before the start of the program.
If I follow a short course at Big Blue can I have a discount for Bootcamp?
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)
What are the payment plans for the bootcamp?
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 full-time bootcamp and in four installments for the part-time bootcamp
2. in up to 12 interest-free installments using a credit card.
In case you pay the remaining balance before the beginning of the program, you get € 250 discount of the tuition fees.
Is there any certificate?
Award by Deree - The American College of Greece & Big Blue Data Academy
What are the minimum requirements?
which is the cancellation & refund policy ?
Registration cancellations received the beginning of the course are entitled to a 100% refund of the amount paid; cancellations received after its beginning are not entitled to any refund.
What I should know to follow Data Science Bootcamp?
Knowledge in Linear Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and basic programming in Python is required.
Should I prepare myself before bootcamp?
Before Bootcamp, we provide you pre-work material (including Mathematics, statistics and Python) while we are always ready to answer any question.
Can I follow the bootcamp if I have a master degree in Data Science ?
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.
Why is there only 15 students per Bootcamp?
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.
What do I need to bring to the bootcamp?
You need a computer running macOs, linux or Windows and have at least 8GB RAM and a 4 core CPU later than 2015.
How many days can I be absent from the program?
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 three days of absence in total for the Full-time program and up to six days of absence in total for the Part-time program.
How is the live online bootcamp experience?
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.