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 2022

Data Analytics (Eng)
Prof Andries Engelbrecht,
Mr Eldon Burger
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End
05-Sep-2022 19-Sep-2022 04-Nov-2022
Registration closed Brochure
Deep Learning
Dr Emmanuel Dufourq
Pre-Reading Start Course Start Course End
10-Oct-2022 24-Oct-2022 09-Dec-2022
Registration link 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.

Preliminary Schedule 2023

Applications for the 2023 short courses will open at the end of 2022. Prices for 2023 to be confirmed.

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 not open
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
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
Project Management
t.b.a.
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
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
Big Data Technologies
t.b.a
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
Data Analytics (Eng)
Prof Andries Engelbrecht,
Mr Eldon Burger
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
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
  • 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