Program: Data Science aligned with Post Graduate Programs

These short courses are adapted versions of the modules presented in the postgraduate programmes for Data Sciences in Industrial Engineering. They form part of the same contact sessions. Advanced

Program Owner: Prof Andries Engelbrecht

Schedule 2023

Programming in R (Eng)
Mr Eldon Burger
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
16-Jan-23 30-Jan-23 03-Feb-23 17-Mar-23
Registration Closed Brochure
Data Science (Eng)
Prof Jacomine Grobler,
Dr Sydney Kasongo
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
27-Feb-23 13-Mar-23 17-Mar-23 28-Apr-23
Registration not open Brochure
Applied Machine Learning
Prof Andries Engelbrecht,
Mr Eldon Burger
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
17-Apr-23 02-May-23 08-May-23 19-Jun-23
Registration not open Brochure
Project Management
Dr C Nel
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
22-May-23 05-Jun-23 09-Jun-23 21-Jul-23
Registration not open Brochure
Optimisation (Eng)
Prof Jan Van Vuuren,
Dr Stephan Nel
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
05-Jun-23 19-Jun-23 23-Jun-23 04-Aug-23
Registration not open Brochure
Data Analytics (Eng)
Prof Andries Engelbrecht,
Mr Eldon Burger
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
24-Jul-23 07-Aug-23 14-Aug-23 22-Sep-23
Registration not open Brochure
Big Data Technologies
Dr J Du Toit
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
04-Sep-23 18-Sep-23 22-Sep-23   03-Nov-23
Registration not open Brochure
Deep Learning
(Industrial Engineering)
Dr Emmanuel Dufourq
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End Post Block End
09-Oct-23 23-Oct-23 27-Oct-23 08-Dec-23
Registration not open Brochure
  • Registration Deadline: 2 weeks before the pre-reading of the short course.
  • Access to the learning platform SUNOnline is granted after the completion of registration and payment.

For more information on any of the above courses, contact Dr Martina Frei at mfrei@sun.ac.za