Computer Science and IT
£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)
This unit will focus on the importance and uses of big data in today’s world. This will include how data analysis and big data can be used to provide greater knowledge in certain areas, for example with crime detection and police systems. Learners will also focus on the considerations that need to be made in relation to storing, searching and reporting on big data sets.
Introduction to the module
The Fundamentals of Big Data
The Structure, Size and Security of Big Data
The Characteristics of Data Analysis
Information from Large Data Sets
Future Requirements and Emerging Paradigms for Big Data Storage
1. Understand the fundamentals of big data
• Volumeeracity of data
2. Understand the structure, size and security of big data
3. Understand the characteristics of data analysis
4. Be able to present information from large data sets
Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.
To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.