Subject code: MA5851:03
Data science is a field that is transforming society, finding application in essentially all domains from business to science and healthcare. It is constantly evolving with new techniques in mathematics, statistics, machine learning and computation/data manipulation continually emerging to extract knowledge and value from data. This subject will bring leaders in the field to report on recent advances in data science techniques and/or applications of data science.
It is a two-part subject, you must complete Master Class 1 before enrolling into Data Science Master Class 2.
Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Apply data science skills, knowledge and techniques to solve problems in a particular area of focus of the Master Class
- Understand and apply new data science skills, knowledge and techniques to solve problems
- Communicate effectively the results of the project both orally and in written form at a career-ready level appropriate for the client.
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.
Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your JCU Online student advisor on 1300 535 919 for more information based on your particular circumstances.