Finance students – do you know you can get a qualification in DataStream?

By Feb.14, 2018

Do you use DataStream to find financial and economic research data?  As a University of Salford student you can undertake Datastream Certification for free. The tutorials and exam are both online and can be taken anywhere at any time. There are 27 tutorials in total covering:

Image of the logo for DataStream.
Basic information
Working with different chart types
Working in MS office
Analytics and tools
Exploring the data content

It will take around 6 hours to complete all the tutorials.

The exam takes place online and you will have  60 minutes to answer 30 multiple choice questions, you can use DataStream during the exam.  You have two attempts at the exam and you receive your results instantly.

Before you take the exam you can use these sample questions provided to help with your revision. Make sure you look at the DataStream questions.

To start the Examination go to and select ‘Request A Token’ from the left hand menu. This will send you an email, with a link to begin the exam.

Once you have clicked the link in your email you will be given 60 minutes to complete all 30 exam questions.  If you achieve a pass of 80 per cent or more, there will be a link to your PDF certificate.

For more information about DataStream see this blog post.

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