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PG Cert Applied Data Science Project

Overview

  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 7
  • Module convenor: Stelios Sotiriadis
  • Assessment: a 1500-word project proposal (20%) and 5000-7500-word project report (80%)

Module description

The applied data science project provides you with an opportunity to work in an area of computing in depth and to develop a piece of software to address a data science need. The module will bring together the different skills developed from the other modules on the programme and will serve as a basis for implementing a data science project.

Indicative module syllabus

  • How to formulate the objectives and aims of a project
  • How to write a project proposal relevant to a work-based project
  • How to organise and plan the project according to clearly defined requirements
  • How to write a project report

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate a knowledge of programming
  • appreciate research topics related to data science
  • analyse data using appropriate methods
  • write programs in an appropriate programming language
  • use tools to analyse data.