Applied Data Science: Communication
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Why Digital Tranformation
Matters at EPFL
I think that no matter what profession or interest you will pursue in the future, a technological understanding of the digital world is going to be crucial - just like reading and writing was for the 19th century "
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Acquire the foundational skills you need to understand the world behind our screens and gain digital independence.
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50 Things You Need to Know About the Internet
Develop the knowledge, vocabulary and skills to build websites, navigate the world of the Internet and understand information technology.
Foundations of Data
Thinking and Creating
Learn to solve problems with code, create websites and build small, functional apps.
Our COS Programs
EPFL COS diploma
Applied Data Science:
Communication and Visualization
Develop professional competencies in data-driven storytelling.
Applied Data Science:
Learn the techniques for data acquisition, transformation and predictive analysis.
Web Application Development
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All of our courses and programs are taught 100% online, without any fixed schedule, so you can balance the pace of your learning with your other personal and professional commitments.
For me, online learning was the key to my success. I could learn at my own pace, set my own goals, and fit it into my personal and work commitments. "
The possibility to work with a coach really makes this experience with the EPFL Extension School different from anything else out there. "
Bring immediate value
Showcase the skills and knowledge you've learned by applying them to a real-world problem through the capstone project, the final element of all of our COS programs. When you successfully complete and defend your capstone, you will not only have gained valuable hands-on, applied skills: you will also be awarded a Certificate of Open Studies (COS) diploma from the EPFL.
I can now provide much more value for my team in terms of reporting, analytics and forecasting.
There is a lot of opportunity in marketing, sales and customer service."
My company is launching a project in 2020 to implement AI techniques on health claims. With my new skills I will be able to take the lead on this project, something that would have not been possible without the program."
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When you start a course or program with the EPFL Extension School, you will have access to a strong community of fellow learners and alumni who share a common interest in gaining skills for the 21st century. Our online and offline events provide opportunities for networking – and fun.
Why learn with the
Whatever your age, educational background or digital ability, the courses and programs of the EPFL Extension School will let you develop valuable skills and knowledge essential for digital transformation.
As the #1 university in Europe for e-learning, our online courses and programs are the same quality as our world-class on-campus EPFL degree programs. Learning with us means earning credentials that stand out.
Why learn with the
Whatever your age, educational background or digital ability, you’ll develop valuable skills and knowledge essential for digital transformation.
As the #1 university in Europe for e-learning, our online courses and programs are the same quality as our world-class on-campus EPFL degree programs. Learning with us means trust and confidence in your skills.
Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst and Prof. Marcel Salathé talk about the EPFL Extension School.