The course covers Big Data technology, advanced analytics and industrial and scientific applications. The course will teach you the coding skills and give you a firm basis in the maths and statistics you need.
The course covers Big data technology, advanced analytics and industrial and scientific applications. The syllabus includes: mathematics for big data; python scripting; big data theory and computing foundations; big databases and NoSQL; analytics, machine learning and data visualisation; optimisation and heuristics for big problems; hadoop and mapreduce; scientific and commercial applications; student projects.
Each module has an assignment and an exam, but the emphasis is on the course work.
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a numerate subject such as maths, computing, engineering or an analytic science. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply.
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