1. Apply knowledge from previous subjects in the discipline to a real big data project. 2. Critically analyse and synthesise the relevant literature on an approved big data research topic. 3. Design and undertake appropriate data collection and analyses to investigate a research question. 4. Articulate the rationale, theory, methods, findings and implications of a research project in a professional written report. 5. Deliver a clear, concise well-organised research presentation appropriate to specialist and non-specialist audiences using suitable visual aids.