Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to pay the full fee?

You have the option to pay the fee in full. However we are also offering students the option to pay the fee in 4 equal monthly installments

Do you get a certificate for completing the course?

Yes, we have written a blog outlining our thought process around certificates. In short you will get a certificate. This will be based upon successfully completing your case studies and projects. Your work and certificate will be reviewed by atleast 4 data scientists. They sill then sign off your certificate with a brief commentary on the standards of the work you produced.

Visit our blog for more information: https://medium.com/gradientboost/do-we-offer-students-certificates-upon-completion-55fff028090a

Do I need internet access for this course?

Yes, unfortunately this is an online only course, you will need working internet access to work through the course content, complete your projects and case studies and communicate with your mentor.

Is this a full time course?

No, the course is self-paced to cater for learners with other commitments whether work or otherwise.

Am I guaranteed to get a job or internship after completing this course?

No, this is an introductory course, we cannot promise that completing this source will guarantee you a job or internship in the data science space. However, we will help you start building a data science portfolio through case studies and projects.

Who is eligible for this course?

Anyone with a working internet connection, a laptop and an eagerness to learn data science from any African country.

When will I be required to pay for the course?

You will be required to pay after completing the signup and receiving an email with more information about payments and the next steps.

Why does the signup form ask me when you would like to get in touch with me?

We will be getting in touch with you upon completion of the signup form. We will use this opportunity to explain the structure of the course and answer any questions you may have