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MA5851 - Data Science Master Class 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Data Science is a field that is transforming society finding application in essentially all domains from business, to science and healthcare. It is constantly evolving with new techniques in mathematics, statistics, machine learning and computation/data manipulation continually emerging to extract knowledge and value from data. The Data Science Master Classes will bring in leaders in the field to report recent advances in data science techniques and/or applications of data science.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply data science skills, knowledge and techniques to solve problems in a particular area of focus of the Master Class;
  • understand and apply new data science skills, knowledge and techniques to solve problems in data science;
  • communicate effectively the results of the project both orally and in written form at a career-ready level appropriate for the client.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (20%) -
Prerequisites: 24CP OF POSTGRADUATE SUBJECTS

Availabilities

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 82
Census Date 18-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 86
Census Date 04-Nov-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Online, External, Study Period 82
Census Date 18-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzing
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Online, External, Study Period 86
Census Date 04-Nov-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzing
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.