About this course
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Intended learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of suitable analytics techniques for a variety of real-world scenarios
- analyse proposals for the application of analytics solutions to real-world operational and strategic issues
- identify potential ethical issues in the application of an analytics approach, or solution, to a real-world scenario
- understand the various components that need to be completed for an overall real-world analytics solution.
Students will be provided with the opportunity to practice and reinforce:
- high level written communication skills
- data manipulation and interpretation skills
- analytic, integration and problem-solving skills
- demonstration of competence in critical and conceptual thinking through report writing and online discussions.
- Academic Distinction Graduates will be exposed to evidence- and practice-based knowledge of analytics applied across disciplines. They will have begun to develop a basic level of skill designing and conducting analytics activities, and communicating with clients and stakeholders. Graduates will have begun to develop an aptitude for continued self-directed learning.
- Active Citizenship Graduates will have begun to develop strategies to contribute meaningfully to analytics thinking and practice in their professional and community contexts. They will be exposed to the existence of multiple sets of values, how those affect the use of analytics, and how to make the values conversation an explicit component of the application of analytics.
- Integrity and Self-Awareness Graduates will encounter professional standards and competencies for analytics practitioners. They will have begun to develop an understanding of the importance of critically reflecting on their analytics applications.
Last updated: 11 February 2021