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Cambridge Spark Ltd

Courses: Applied Data Science

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Cambridge, London

About Cambridge Spark Ltd

Cambridge Spark provides continuous professional development training for developers and data scientists, with a focus on helping individuals upskill and become more employable. Courses include intensive, part-time programs, practical Data Science Summits... Read More

Through project-based learning, students develop a strong understanding of data science fundamentals and gain practical experience working on real-world industry sponsored problems to demonstrate their skills. Bootcamps are offered during weekends and can be completed in 6-9 months either in person, or online.

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Courses

Applied Data Science

Cambridge Spark Ltd Reviews

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4.74/5

(39 reviews)
    5/11/2020
  • Anthony Tuckwell | PhD Student
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Rigorous and exciting data science programme"

I developed many skills at the frontier of data science and had a lot of fun doing the ADS bootcamp. The delivery of the course from the instructors, and the design of the homeworks, were excellent; as were the constant support from the CS team (including... Read More

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    5/2/2020
  • Alan Clark | Data Engineer and Data Scientist
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Fantastic course materials, instructors and classmates; exactly what I was hoping for"

With an ever-increasing variety of options, I found trying to decide how I wanted to further my data science skills challenging. I'd already completed a number of online MOOCs (such as Andrew Ng's famous Machine Learning Coursera course), however knew... Read More

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    4/30/2020
  • Natasha Kumalo
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Cambridge Spark Applied Data Science Bootcamp"

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I applied for the course through work and managed to secure one of the few remaining spots on offer. My overall impression is that it has been a very worthwhile experience so far; challenging and extremely rewarding. The course is split... Read More

Pros
You will accomplish a lot in a relatively short space of time. Cambridge Spark is partnered with leading players in industry and academia so the course content is designed with real-world problems in mind. Provided you keep practising, you will leave with a brand new set of industry class skills.

Cons
The course is very involved and extra reading around the topics is required. The breadth and depth of topics is equivalent to a masters in my view! Balancing a full-time job with the course has, therefore, been quite challenging. Fortunately my employer has been as generous as possible with study time. Persistence with the course does pay off, though, and you will get there if you keep at it. The rewards are twofold; the skills you get, and most importantly the confidence you gain in having worked through a problem and passed. I would thoroughly recommend it. (Originally posted at https://careerkarma.com/)

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    4/25/2020
  • Anonymous
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Hands on introduction to data science"

The program was well planned and covered the basics of all the most important topics in data science. The instructors were knowledgeable about their subject and the exercises were in depth and allowed for further exploration into the material. The only... Read More

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    4/23/2020
  • Lavanya
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Extensive course for hands on learning and application of data science tools."

Deep focus on applying different algorithms to data using python.
Tutors were knowledgeable and experienced .
Would like to see more content on real world application scenarios and case studies .
Provide more sessions for advanced topics like Neural networks... Read More

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    4/17/2020
  • Helen Fraser
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Excellent course, highly recommend!"

Pros:
- In-person teaching with excellent lectures and Jupyter notebook assignments
- Coursework assignments every two weeks and 2 revision sessions that reinforce what you learnt in the taught lectures
- Project component was helpful as I was able to work... Read More

Cons:
- Feedback could be more rapid on the project and your CV

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    4/17/2020
  • Marie Mendoza
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Cambridge Spark Applied Data Science"

I can honestly fully recommend this course. I could really feel the difference of the before and after, both in terms of knowledge of the topic and in confidence in my own newly developed skills. The teachers are all very knowledgable and the class exercises... Read More

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    4/14/2020
  • Tomas Romeiro
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Very comprehensive course, well taught and connected to the Data Science industry."

The aspects I was looking for when I selected a shortlist of Data Science courses to attend were:
- Content covered;
- Practical application of the content;
- Connections with the industry.

Cambridge Spark has fully delivered on all 3. The course content... Read More

I would also like to add that even after finishing the course Cambridge Spark is a relationship to maintain for the future as they provide a network that includes connections to other alumni, several industry players and relevant events that definitely bring value to a course graduate over the course of a career.

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    4/14/2020
  • Ashwin Sharma
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Excellent, exactly what I would've hoped for."

Pros:

- content broad and detailed, really encompasses most of what's needed for a junior data scientist role
- fun, engaging lecturers for the most part
- thorough notes and workbooks that can be used in the future
- great mentorship for capstone project... Read More

Cons:

None really! My only feedback would be giving more access to jobs / companies earlier on in the process.

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    4/3/2020
  • Paula Fabiana Soto
  • Applied Data Science
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Applied data science bootcamp was a great experience for me, to learn, made networking and meet new people."

The classes and the topics were good organized, the teaching was good and the teachers had a good predisposition to explain the details.
I enjoy working in edukate, it is interesting that we can work with Git.
The individual feedback in the projects were... Read More

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Cambridge Spark Ltd's average rating is 4.74 out of 5.0 based on 39 review(s).

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