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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5099

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154328

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To develop skills as a professional through the application of analytics methods to well defined problems and associated data sets.

Course content

Research organisation (topic selection, research questions, design of a research project, critical results evaluation, summary).

Data privacy and security.

Data visualisation methods.

For a project where the business objectives, analytic goals and deliverables specified, apply data analytics methods to the problem: Exploration of the data; performing a preliminary analysis of the data; performing main analysis of data; evaluation of results and test; preparation of a deployment plan and a final report.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFT 4017 Research Methods
INFS 5116 Data Visualisation

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop (Face-to-face and/or virtual workshops, including small group work.) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Directed Study N/A x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop (Face-to-face and/or virtual workshops, including small group work.) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Directed Study N/A x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (On-line materials, on-line interactions with these material, weekly on-line computer practicals in a virtual machine environment, online interactions with the course coordinator and with other students, including through virtual workshops. ) 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Research proposal 2000 20% N/A
Case study 2000 20% N/A
Group project 5000 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Research proposal 2000 20% N/A
Case study 2000 20% N/A
Group project 5000 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Research proposal 2000 20% N/A
Case study 2000 20% N/A
Group project 5000 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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