Short Course

Data Mining Using R

Module Code: IT5200041
Duration: 18 hours
Course Fee: $ 4,058
VTC Staff/Student/Alumni: $ 3,450
Member of Supporting Organization: $ 3,450
Early Birds: $ 3,450

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of the module, students are expected to be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts on data mining and how it could be used in daily life
  • Perform data management with R
  • Perform data visualization with R
  • Perform common data mining tasks with R
  • Perform social media mining with R

Entry Requirements

  • Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least one year of relevant work experience, or equivalent; or
  • Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least two years of relevant work experience, or equivalent ; or
  • Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board plus at least one year of relevant work experience; or
  • Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above plus at least one year of relevant work experience AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
  • Other relevant verifiable prior learning plus at least two years of relevant work experience that are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.