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Introduction to data science

Unit Code: FIT5145

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


Working with data means different things in different organisational contexts, which is why it’s vital for data science professionals to have an adaptable toolkit at their disposal. ‘Introduction to Data Science’ teaches various ways of working with data to draw actionable insights. You will acquire a versatile data science toolkit grounded in real world practice – exploring industry-relevant case studies as well as archival and architectural practice, taking into account policy, legal and ethical issues. You will learn skills related to data handling, including: data collection and storage; data preparation and cleaning; and data stream processing.