Big Data and Analytics (ITECH1103)

This course is concerned with modern Business Intelligence often known as 'Big Data Analytics'. This course provides fundamental concepts related to broad categories of applications, technologies, architectures and processes of gathering, storing, accessing, and analyzing operational data to provide business users with timely competitive information and knowledge to facilitate in-depth comprehension for efficient and strategic decision making. Students will develop comprehension of the challenges organisations are facing for managing "Big Data" and the technological solutions deployed for that. This course will incorporate traditional IB concepts but add elements such as predictive analytics, data mining, and operations research/management science frameworks and tools.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.