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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSI1007: Introduction to Data Analytics in R or Python

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Aims

This course provides the foundations for you to understand, execute and communicate data analysis. You will gain valuable skills that you can market to employers, gain confidence in your ability to work with data, and create a knowledge base that you can build on for years to come.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Read basic mathematical formulae
2. Show an understanding of basic statistical theory
Discipline-Specific Skills
Personal and Key Skills3. Demonstrate experience in one key programming language
4. Prepare raw data for analysis
5. Perform basic data analysis and statistical tests
6. Be confident in communicating the results of your analysis