This unit explores the essential knowledge and skills of data science and big data analytics, in particular, their applications into cyber security. Content includes: in-depth study of large-scale data management, processing, mining, curation, and analysis; and, big data technologies.

Unit details

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NIT2102 - Cyber Security Essentials or

NIT2202 - Big Data

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Adapt appropriate data analytics methodologies and tools to generate the business intelligence;  
  2. Implement data analytics techniques using a current programing language; and  
  3. Design analytics solutions to achieve cyber security.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Laboratory Work Practical Lab Work (3) 30%
Assignment Assignment with presentation 20%
Test Tests (2) 50%

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