Pre-data fellowship training resources

For 2021 the pre-data fellowship training will be online. The information below is provided for you to select which training you think is best suited to get you ready for your internship.

Training resources

The resources will help you develop your data analysis skills, training includes Excel, SPSS and QGIS.

You may need to download the software onto your computer. It can be found online or via The University of Manchester’s Electronic Software Delivery System.

Introductory Data Analysis

This provides an overview of SPSS and how to prepare data, produce descriptive analysis and compare variables. See below for the training resources:

Intermediate Data Analysis

This training will help you understand sampling errors and confidence intervals, scatterplots and correlation and simple regression in SPSS. See below for the training resources:

Advanced Data Analysis

This workshop looks at multiple linear and binary logistic regression analysis in SPSS. See below for the training resources:

Basic and Advanced Excel

This training involves practical exercises to help you navigate and analyse data in Excel. See below for the relevant resources:

Introduction to Mapping

Here explains how to produce maps in QGIS using Census Boundary Data produced by the UK Data Service. See below for the training resources:

If you need further help or support with these training resources please contact

Careers and employability advice

The Career Service is still open by email, phone, live chat and skype. Call 0161 275 2829 or email to arrange an appointment with a careers consultant.

You can find lots of advice on other opportunities on the Careers website. Remember, some sectors don't call their summer opportunities 'internships', so also look at 'work experience' and 'placements'. Also, consider volunteering and part-time jobs as good sources of developing transferable skills and building experience.