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Data Analytics and Business Intelligence PG (8697.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology

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  • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166195) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152412) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (141152) - View

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Syllabus

This unit introduces students to the tools and techniques of data analytics with application to business intelligence. Students will be introduced to the main tools of data analytics, both descriptive and predictive. Case studies will provide the links to intelligence that businesses, in the broadest sense of the term, can use. The unit is designed to be of interest to students in a range of disciplines including health, education, sport and management.This unit is co-taught with unit Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Source and access data from a variety of databases;

2. Select and apply appropriate tools for data visualization;

3. Select and apply descriptive data analytics methods;

4. Select and apply predictive data analytics methods;

5. Fit statistical models; and

6. Use the results to produce business intelligence in a variety of settings.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Introduction to Statistics G or a similar unit. Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

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