Certificate in Data Science

Data Mining with R

Module Code: IT524039Q
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 mining and their areas of applications;
  • identify and apply basic data types, syntax, program structures and built-in libraries of R;
  • utilize popular packages in R to solve data mining problems; and
  • execute common data management and data mining tasks in business scenarios.

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