Data Analyst

Discover how to gather, analyse and draw relevant conclusions from data to support decision makers in making better, smarter business decisions.

Strategy & Marketing
Full time
2 years
CSN Approved
Full-time diploma



Make data-driven decisions that make a difference

90% of the world’s data has been created during the last two years via sensors, social media, images, business transactions and geographical signals from smartphones. With large data sources come new competitive advantages and companies need to learn how to manage and analyse data to mine valuable insights and knowledge as a base for strategic decisions. The Data Analyst program is a way for you to learn how to gather, analyse and draw relevant conclusions from data to support decision makers in making better, smarter businesses.

Growth Powered by Data
In today’s marketing and business development world, you’ll increasingly find people dealing almost exclusively with data. They might be called Data Analysts, Growth Hackers, Data Driven Marketers or simply Strategists. What unites them is that they have found a way to harness the power of data. They utilize it to build business strategies, marketing plans, and influence service and product development.

Course Content

What you'll learn

Get the most in-demand skills
Data is changing the way marketing and business are done. The 80-week data Analyst program will give you the skills to successfully launch or accelerate a career in marketing, strategy, and entrepreneurship. You’ll spend 53 weeks at our Stockholm campus, plus 27 weeks doing an internship anywhere in the world.

Meaningful Storytelling
Understanding data will give you a solid base for meaningful storytelling. Learn how to use infographics, data visualization and maps to create targeted storylines for successful marketing activity. Get hands-on experience working with data visualization to create clear messages.

The Right Tools
Identify, analyze and present statistical data with common statistical methods and tools. Learn how to draw conclusions from data, make predictions and solve problems. Use your acquired knowledge to build a unique business idea and pitch it to a client. Learn to perform effective presentations to sell your ideas and concepts.

Source & Interpret
Students get to explore where valuable data can be sourced, both in internal and external systems and are challenged critically assess and draw insights from hard data. Learn how to work with business intelligence software designed to help companies make strategic business decisions.

Career Opportunities

Get the skills to accelerate your career

A highly sought after skill set
Prior to launching the Data Analyst program, we reached out to our network and we have received overwhelming support from companies wanting to hire Data Analysts. It is expected that in Sweden alone, in the coming 4 years an additional 5,200 data analysts are needed across industry. Additionally, all course content is designed to meet the needs of today’s industries and is delivered by industry professionals at the forefront of their fields. Real project briefs set by real clients form the core of the program’s modules and are developed in close collaboration with our network of industry partners.

Launch your career
The insights, knowledge, and array of skills you will gain will help you reach a position as Data Analyst, Digital Data Strategist, Market Analyst, Conversion Specialist, Marketing Strategist, among many others.

Learn more on the Hyper Island alumni LinkedIn page


Our methodology

Hyper Island Way

Hyper Island methodology is based on a learner-centered, experience-based approach. We facilitate learning journeys, where discovering, uncovering, applying and reflecting is all part of the process by which participants learn useful skills and knowledge they can apply right away.

Learn by doing

Build, create, experiment! We know from more than 20 years of experience that people learn best through active doing and making.

Work in teams

Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity and constant change.

Real-world ready

We build learning around actual examples and practical tasks to make it all immediately relevant and useful.

Global network of experts

We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content.

Vocational education at its best

This program is a vocational diploma program which means that you will practice experience-based learning; no textbooks, tests or traditional teachers. Instead, you will be a part of a collaborative and high-energy learning environment that mirrors the modern workplace dynamics. Surrounded by a diverse set of talent and industry experts from all over the world, you will get a chance to create solutions based on real problems of real clients.


Join a growing global network

The Hyper Island alumni community is for everyone that has graduated from a program or course. We offer you the chance to form part of a community with more than 5000 people around the world. Our mission is to connect you to each other and facilitate lifelong learning.


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