Faculty of Information Technology
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Computers and information technology pervade all aspects of modern society and industry. This unit is designed to familiarise students with several key ways in which IT technologies are increasingly being used. Currently tools based on data analytics, modelling, optimisation and visualisation are growing in relevance and application. This unit consists of a number of seminars, the content of which will cover key applications models and domains of the above techniques. The assessment component of this course is coursework only and in a series of assignments students will be required to undertake analytical research on recent developments in key application areas. Furthermore they will have the opportunities to develop skills in data management, data analytics and visualisation using state of the art tools such as R and Tableau.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
In-semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
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