The London School of Economics and Political Science Data Analytics Career Accelerator

Become an in-demand Data Analyst with the technical data analytics skills and problem solving competencies desired by top employers.

6-months. Entirely online.

Early-bird closes 31st September.

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The very best collaboration for career outcomes

Together with LSE, this Career Accelerator has been built in partnership and collaboration with globally-leading technology companies and influential digital economy employers ensuring the knowledge, skills and capabilities which matter for your job and career outcomes.


What you'll learn

Build your capabilities, confidence and portfolio of evidence to stand out to leading employers.

Conduct descriptive analytics in order to prepare reports and insights to support business decision-making

Prepare advanced data visualisations and data stories to communicate compelling, guided narratives to key business stakeholders

Acquire large amounts of complex data from multiple sources and complete advanced analytical processes using popular analytical tools

Apply predictive models to transform insights into actionable strategies

Collaborate in solving business problems and justify strategic recommendations that leverage best practice and advanced data-analytic approaches

Build practical experience with critical in-demand analytics tools: Excel, SQL databases, postgres, Python, R, and Tableau

Career Accelerators are designed in collaboration with tech companies and employers to ensure you develop the full set of capabilities required to stand out and succeed.

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Technical knowledge and skills to perform in real-world roles.

The business understanding necessary to deliver meaningful company value.

Human skills essential for interpersonal performance and leadership.

Cognitive competencies critical for sustained career growth.

Benefits of a Career Accelerator from LSE and FourthRev

The LSE Data Analytics Career Accelerator has been designed with the aim of helping you achieve meaningful first-job and long-term career outcomes. Benefit from:

Workplace relevance

Complete real-world projects and engage in live sessions to develop skills that are genuinely in demand, and build a portfolio of evidence to prove your abilities.

Flexible learning

Manage your coursework around your life with an online learning model made to meet the demands of modern learners and working professionals.

Immersive coursework

Access exclusive learning materials developed by LSE academics in collaboration with leading industry practitioners and employer partners.

Success support

On-demand technical support and a team of Success Coaches means the lights stay on for learning, no matter where you are.

Career mentorship

Receive personalised employability coaching: learn to maximise your personal brand, build a professional presence, craft your CV, and improve presentation skills.


To learn more about the LSE Data Analytics Career Accelerator and whether it’s the right fit for you and your goals, schedule a call with an Enrolment Advisor.

Learn from the world's best thinkers and practitioners

Gain expert insight and instructors from those who know what it takes to be successful.

Dr James Abdey

Associate Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Christine Yuen

Assistant Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Milena Tsvetkova

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

Dr Blake Miller

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

Dr Milt Mavrakakis

Guest Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

In the 'Age of Analytics', transforming data into business value is a key organisational capability, and data-backed decision making is more critical than ever in our post-COVID economy.

As a result, the high demand for data analytics talent continues to grow across sectors, with Microsoft forecasting data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity to increase by 20M worldwide by 2025, including 350,000 in the UK, 1.5M in the US and 9M in China.

Whether you’re seeking new job opportunities or building on existing capabilities to accelerate your career progression, data analytics offers a high-growth path at the core of business strategy and operations.

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