Introduction to Data Science

Module description

In this module, you will learn about the broad and fast-moving field of data science. You will be introduced to the core competencies and application areas associated with data science, including data handling and visualisation, machine learning, statistical modelling, social network analysis, text mining, machine vision and high-performance computing. You will also explore the ways in which data science is transforming business and society, and learn about ethical and governance aspects of data science.  Practical exercises, individual study and group work will consolidate your learning and provide the foundations for later study.

Full module specification

Module title:Introduction to Data Science
Module code:ECMM443
Module level:M
Academic year:2020/1
Module lecturers:
  • Dr Hywel Williams - Lecturer
Module credit:15
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