DATA3001 Data Science and Decisions in Practice

DATA3001 is a Level 3 cross faculty course course. See the course overview below.

Units of Credit: 6

Prerequisite/s: Students are assumed to have completed all level I and level II courses in the 3959 program before enrolling in this course. The course is only available to students in program 3959

Cycle of offering: Term 3

More information:

The Course Outline (pdf) contains information about course objectives, assessment, course materials and the syllabus.

The Online Handbook entry,contains up-to-date timetabling information.

If you are currently enrolled in DATA3001, you can log into UNSW Moodle for this course.

Course Aims

The course aims to provide a broad overview of Data Science and would provide a platform for further studies in Data Science and an understanding and appreciation of Data Science in the modern world.

Course Description

This is the capstone course for the Data Science and Decisions program. The course will bring students in the three streams together to share their knowledge, expertise and training in a way that is typical of industry. Students will attend seminars by industry representatives from Data Science industries, and students will work on group projects related to real world industry problems. Typical groups will be composed of students across the three different streams of the Data Science and Decisions program. The course will expose students to Data Science as it is practiced in industry.

Assumed knowledge: students are assumed to have completed all level I and level II courses in the 3959 program before enrolling in this course.