On 01/10/2018, the first cohort commenced lectures for the Master’s in Data Science in the African Centre of Excellence in Data Science.
On this day, students introduced themselves to know one another as they were coming from different places and sectors.
On the same day, the Lecturer introduced students to data science and went through the course outline for the first module which is the principles of data science.
The session ended with a series of suggestions and questions from both students and the lecturer.
The total number of students enrolled in 2018 cohort is 68 for the 5 specializations: Data Mining, Demography, Econometrics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences.