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DA: What is the cost of the course?

The Analyst Pathway is £699+ VAT. There is a case study only option for those already familiar with data analytics and Python programming - the cost for the...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:38 AM
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DA: Is the DataCamp subscription part of the Standard plan?

The DataCamp subscription is included in the Analyst Pathway (the full course, not the case study only). It gives you access to all of DataCamp's 400+ ...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:40 AM
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DA: Do I have to be an ICAEW member?

No, the course is suitable for any finance professional.

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:40 AM
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DA: How long do I have to complete the course?

You have 12 months in which to complete the course.

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:40 AM
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DA: Do I need to buy or install any software tools?

Python is an open source tool that is increasingly the 'go to' tool in data science. It's hugely powerful and has certain advantages over Pow...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:48 AM
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DA: Is there any reason for choosing Python over R?

Both Python and R are open source programming languages with large libraries of tools and active communities. Python was chosen as it's generally viewe...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:48 AM
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DA: Do I need to be an Expert at Advanced Excel level to do Analyst course, or if have basic Excel skills will that be ok?

Basic excel skills are fine. There is a pre-course module where you will be able to do an introductory conversion eLearning course called 'Python for E...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:49 AM
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DA: Do I need any existing knowledge of Python before I start the course ?

You don't need any prior knowledge of Python. The Analyst Pathway includes a pre course module where you will be able to do an introductory 'Pytho...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:49 AM
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DA: What is the main difference between Management and Analyst Pathway? Is there much overlap? And how do I decide if I feel I'm somewhere in between the two?

The Analyst and Management Pathways are separate courses and there is no overlap of content between the two. The Analyst Pathway guides you through the dat...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:52 AM
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DA: If I want to do the detailed Analyst Pathway but have no previous experience of Python, should I do the Management Pathway first ?

There is a Pre-course module where you have an opportunity to do an eLearning course as an introduction to Python for spreadsheet users. This will set you u...

Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 9:52 AM