Accreditation and Recognition

Professional credentials in data science are a signal to employers of your ability to
operate at a high professional standard

Academic Accreditation

The Data Science Institute is a member college of Woolf, the first global, collegiate higher education institution. Woolf is recognised by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States and as a higher education institution under the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

The Data Science Institute’s diploma and degree programmes are peer reviewed and meet the same standards of scholarly excellence,  and a quality assurance process based on the European Standards Guidance.  Credits are issued under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) the largest and most sophisticated accreditation system in the world. ECTS credits are globally recognized and transferable.
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Advisory Council

Our advisory council consists of both experienced data science academics and industry professionals who work with leading international institutions and companies across a wide range of economic sectors including pharmaceuticals, banking and finance, insurance, public health, management consulting and digital marketing.

Effective data science requires both academic and scientific thinking and an understanding of real world business and social challenges. The advisory council’s role with the Data Science Institute is to ensure that our courses and certifications are, in addition to meeting rigorous academic standards, relevant to practical industry needs.

Edison: The European Data Science Framework

Our assessments and certification exams are guided by the Edison European Data Science Framework’s body of knowledge (DS-BoK). The Edison framework is an EU-funded initiative to establish the data science profession, with contributors from the universities, business and the government sector.