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INFT12-216: Data Science

Description

Organisations use their data for decision support and to build data-intensive products and services. The collection of skills required by organisations to support these functions has been grouped under the term Data Science. This subject will articulate the expected output of data scientists and then equip students with the ability to deliver against these expectations. A particular focus will be given to the tools required to model, store, clean, manipulate, and ultimately extract information out of stored data. In addition, an introduction to designing and using relational database management systems (RDBMS) will be given. The concepts covered include data modelling using entity relationship modelling, implementing and using the relational model, SQL, normalisation, and integrity constraints.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeINFT12-216
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Recognise data structures, differentiate between structured and unstructured data and understand system design for different data types.
2. Manipulate and model data and evaluate the implications of these models on business applications in finance, supply chains, marketing and consumer behaviour.
3. Apply basic coding language and various tools of data retrieval and manipulation to real-world problems.

Prerequisites

No Prior Knowledge Required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens13/11/2016
Semester start16/01/2017
Subject start16/01/2017
Cancellation 1?30/01/2017
Cancellation 2?06/02/2017
Last enrolment29/01/2017
Last withdrawal?10/02/2017
Teaching census?10/02/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018