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Short online courses through FutureLearn

As a partner of the online social learning platform FutureLearn, we offer online courses that have already been taken by thousands of people from all around the world . Our FutureLearn courses are short, free, fully online, and they only take a few hours a week.

Current courses

Our Practical Data Mining program includes three courses:

Data Mining With Weka

Weka is a powerful, yet easy to use tool for machine learning and data mining. This course introduces you to practical data mining.

5 weeks

3 hours a week

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More Data Mining With Weka

This course follows on from Data Mining with Weka and provides a deeper account of data mining tools and techniques.

5 weeks

4 hours a week

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Advanced Data Mining With Weka

This course follows on from More Data Mining with Weka. It provides a deeper account of specialized data mining tools and techniques.

5 weeks

4 hours a week

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What’s FutureLearn?

FutureLearn is an online social learning platform that lets partners like us deliver online courses to learners around the globe. The courses on FutureLearn come from various Universities, teaching institutions, and specialist organisations.

Our FutureLearn courses showcase some of the most distinctive elements of the University of Waikato, and offer knowledge and expertise that you'd struggle to find anywhere else.

The University of Waikato at FutureLearn


Some of our full qualifications are taught online, too

FutureLearn is great for spending a few weeks on a free course, but it's not the only online teaching that we do. You can study some of our full qualifications - like a Diploma, Certificate, Bachelors, or even a Masters degree - online, full-time or part-time. See which qualifications are available.