Data Analysis and Visualisation

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Data Analysis and Visualisation

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Computer Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The module aims to equip students with an understanding of data analysis and visualisation techniques and the knowledge of a variety of tools and statistical techniques to make sense of the emergence and exponential growth of big data. It will teach students to identify suitable approaches for business related issues.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Understand the data analysis pipeline, how it is used in organisations and the ethical implications.
    2. Explain the purpose and benefits of data analysis, in particular the emergence of big data.
    3. Understand the requirements for communicating data analysis through visualisations and critique both their own and other visualisations.
    4. Use functions in spreadsheets such as import, filtering, manipulation, visualisation.
    5. Identify and specify requirements (such as tools, data and organisational structure) for performing the analysis of complex business-related issues.