What is a Data Visualisation Specialist
Getting in and Qualifications
Data Visualization Specialists are typically highly qualified but there are many different educational opportunities available to develop the necessary skills for the role.
- Computer Science
Many universities ask for at least four Highers graded at BBBB to enter these courses. The most competitive data-focused courses will likely require four Highers at AABB or above.
Most Data Visualization Specialists pursue higher education in the following subjects:
- Operations Research
A Graudate Apprenticeship in Data Science is another route in to this role, studying for a degree-level qualification while working and earning a wage.
Another option for developing the required skills for this role is to secure an entry-level position in a related statistical job (for example, as an assistant to a Data Analyst) and learn from professionals with more industry experience.