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Unit description

Introduces students to big data technologies. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to design and implement data analytics models using programming languages and contemporary data analytics tools to solve real-world problems and aid decision-making.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to big data and business intelligence
Topic 2: Data analytics tools
Topic 3: Data analytics programming libraries
Topic 4: Accessing data and data wrangling
Topic 5: Developing business analytics solutions
Topic 6: Decision-making using data analytics
 
 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1explain big data and the technologies associated with it
2evaluate and use contemporary data analytics tools
3evaluate and use data analytics programming libraries
4develop business intelligence systems using data analytics tools and programming libraries to aid decision making.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain big data and the technologies associated with it
  2. evaluate and use contemporary data analytics tools
  3. evaluate and use data analytics programming libraries
  4. develop business intelligence systems using data analytics tools and programming libraries to aid decision making.

Teaching and assessment

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