Modules may include:
Data Warehousing (20 credits)
You will be introduced to the concepts and practicalities of Data Warehousing. Data warehouses are central repositories of information that can be analysed to make more informed decisions. This module will explore data warehouse architectures, decision making, data warehouse design & modelling, data quality, and data warehouse implementation in supporting decision making. You will learn and develop star and cube schemas while studying this module. The module will embrace how data and analytics have become indispensable to businesses to stay competitive. The module will also explore data mining. The content will encapsulate Data protection, GDPR, and Privacy.
Machine Learning (20 credits)
This unit provides you with the knowledge, understanding and exploration of the theory and practical application of common Machine Learning models and algorithms. The models/algorithms explored will include Supervised and Unsupervised models: Regression, decision trees, random forests; neural networks, clusters, and Principal Component Analysis.
Research Methods (20 Credits)
You will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to select and apply appropriate research methods to an independent study project. This module will enable you to acquire skills such as critical reading and critical thinking, analysis of data using appropriate statistical methods, and reflective practice.
Digital Entrepreneurship (20 Credits)
You will explore how entrepreneurial ventures using digital technology and e-marketing can be developed. The emphasis of the module is on practical aspects of digital entrepreneurship, including digital entrepreneurship skills, tools, practices and processes. You will look at how digital entrepreneurial ventures can be monetised to generate income, and marketing strategies incorporating social media.
Major Project (40 credits).
You will identify a problem and set about planning and delivering a solution to that problem within a strict time frame. You may choose to develop an online solution, develop a mobile app, or provide a business solution. You will utilise existing development methodologies and tools in order to successfully plan and manage their project. You will produce a proposal for their project, produce designs and practical elements, and write a report reviewing the research used and evaluating the development of the project.