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DataCamp logo
DataCamp

Education Company

8.5
10
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FutureLearn

Course Marketplace

8.5
10

DataCamp vs. FutureLearn - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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DataCamp is an online learning platform dedicated to helping you learn Data Science and AI skills through interactive courses. Founded in 2013 by Martijn Theuwissen, Jonathan Cornelissen and Dieter De Mesmaeker, it has quickly become a well-known learning destination for future data scientists.

FutureLearn logoFutureLearn

FutureLearn is a British online learning platform that offers courses developed by their more than 175 university partners worldwide. The platform was founded in 2012 and has since attracted more than 10 million learners worldwide.

Types of courses
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FutureLearn logoFutureLearn
BACHELORS DEGREE

Bachelor's Degree

Get a Bachelor's degree from one of FutureLearn's partner universities

$10000 - $30000 USD
10-15 hours per week
MASTERS DEGREE

Master's Degree

Get a Master's degree from one of FutureLearn's university partners.

$10000 - $40000 USD
1-3 years
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Short Courses

Short courses on a wide variety of topics, created by universities and other institutions

FreeIncluded in subscription
2-4 hours per week
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Microcredentials

Create specialized courses created by top academic institutions worldwide. Some courses might count as academic credit towards a degree.

$500 - $1000 USD
6–12 weeks
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

DataCamp Premium

Get access to DataCamp's full content library, including all certificates and projects

$15 - 40 USD per month
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PERSONAL

FutureLearn Unlimited

Unlimited access to 1400+ online courses from FutureLearn

$20 - 40 USD per month
Pros & cons
DataCamp logoDataCamp
    Pros
  • Interactive learning experience
  • Real-world projects
  • Hands-on coding exercises
  • Complete focus on data science
  • Cons
  • Limited course categories
  • Limited support when you're stuck
FutureLearn logoFutureLearn
    Pros
  • Wide range of courses from top universities
  • Affordable subscription
  • Cons
  • Limited free course access

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
450+2000+
Popularity

Popular

Relatively niche

Available categories
Data Science
Business Analytics & IntelligenceComplianceData ScienceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingEntrepreneurshipFinanceIT CertificationsLanguage LearningLeadership
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
8.5
10
8.5
10
Individual scores
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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More expensiveHigher value
Career value
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Low valueHigh value
Customer support
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Ios
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Android

No apps available...

Company

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Company name
DataCampFutureLearn Limited
Company size

Medium

Medium

Founded in
20132012
Headquarters

United States

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United Kingdom

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Founders
Jonathan Cornelissen, Martijn Theuwissen, Dieter De MesmaekerThe Open University
External reviews
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App Store
4.83400 reviews
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Play Store
4.8314000 reviews
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Trustpilot
4.5380 reviews
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Trustpilot
4.7481 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
DataCamp logoDataCamp

DataCamp has a very clear focus on teaching data skills, which we really like. Through this focus, they can offer specialized tools, like their browser workspaces, graded certifications and their data science job board. Also of this makes DataCamp a great platform for going from absolutely no data skills to a level where you might be able to get your first job in the industry. To conclude, we can wholeheartedly recommend DataCamp to students looking to get started with data science and AI skills.

FutureLearn logoFutureLearn

FutureLearn is one of the few online learning platforms that offer full online degrees. We also like that you can access a lot of their regular courses for free for a limited amount of time, with the upgrade to the paid course being offered as an optional add-on. In contrast to some other similar companies, their offering is also a lot more streamlined and easier to understand, which we think is another benefit of FutureLearn. That said, their catalog isn't as big as that of some of their competitors, which means that you might not find the course you're looking for, especially if it's a bit more niche. Overall, we can recommend FutureLearn for students that want to take full online degrees, as well as students that want to learn with courses from universities, instead of courses from individual instructors.

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