/Big Data - Professional course

Provided by: UWE

Course Area: South West

Course Code: Z41000093

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 20210510

Subjects: Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Data Science, Knowledge Management

Price: £500 to £2,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course Overview

Learning and Teaching

The module is delivered through weekly lectures and weekly tutorial sessions. Each lecture will direct the course and introduce the new ideas and skills required. Then small group tutorial sessions will enable each student to carry out the study and research exercises described in the associated work-sheet under the guidance of a Tutor.


The teaching material is available from Blackboard (our online learning environment). A course text is also recommended.



The module will be assessed through a written report and an oral assessment (presentation/viva).

Who Is This Course For

Our professional courses will bring you up to date with current information, science and technology trends, and are offered as individual stand-alone modules or can be used to build up credit towards a named postgraduate qualification (PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Masters) within our Information Management and Information Technology Awards.

What Will I Learn

Course Content includes a detailed examination of the following topics:


Data Storage and Retrieval, Introduction to Big Data, SQL Databases vs. NoSQL Databases, Storing Big Data, Achieving Data Quality, Knowledge-based Information Retrieval, Big Data and Cloud Computing (technology, challenges and trends)

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