Certificate in Data Science

Data Science Fundamentals

Module Code: IT524038Q
Duration: 24 hours
Course Fee: (To be confirmed)

Intended Learning Outcomes

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

  • define and describe the concept of Data Science and their areas of applications;
  • apply statistical tools to solve typical business problems;
  • apply basic data mining and analytical techniques and tools to solve business problems for given scenarios; and
  • evaluate and select appropriate data science techniques to solve real-world problems;

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.

Award

A Module Certificate is awarded upon completion of each module, i.e. pass the assessment. An attendance certificate is also issued with an attendance rate of at least 70% of a module.


Note :
This module is one of the three modules of IT524116P Professional Certificate in Data Science
This module is one of the six modules of IT524115P Professional Diploma in Data Science and Predictive Analytics