Data Mining and Machine Learning

Subject code: MA5832:03 

This subject will provide students with a range of algorithms based on machine learning techniques for advanced data analysis and mining. These algorithms and techniques fall within the most common machine learning paradigms. In particular, students will learn sophisticated supervised learning methods.

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Learning outcomes

  • Understand roles of machine learning in the realm of data mining to diverse of audiences
  • Compare and different machine learning methods
  • Analyse real world tasks using machine learning techniques learnt in this subject, in particular a. describe, choose, and apply appropriate supervised machine learning methods for descriptive data mining tasks
  • Synthesise and communicate the method and findings to diverse audiences.


Assessment for this course will occur at various times across the seven-week study period. Tasks may include online quizzes, discussion board activity, portfolio development, case studies, reflection, literature reviews presentations and reports.Feedback will be provided to you throughout the study period as well as a final grade at the conclusion of the study period.

This is one of the interdisciplinary subjects studied in the online Master of Data Science

Please note, course structure and content are subject to change. For information on all course subjects download the course guide.

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