Higher Diploma in Science in Data Analytics

Programme Code HDSDA
Programme Duration 1
Programme Level 8
EQF Level 6
EHEA Level First Cycle
Programme Credits 60
Semester Duration 1 Week(s)
Language of Instruction English
Field of Study 0612 - Database and network design and administration
CAO Code; QQI Progamme Code etc
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Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

Develop core skills to carry out effective data analyses utilising a wide range of statistical techniques.
Generate insights using business intelligence techniques to make sense of data in order to solve and explain real world business problems.
Develop analytical and technical skills to enable learners to extract knowledge and insight from multiple datasets using relevant modelling, data storage, and computational techniques.
Assess and evaluate data governance frameworks to ensure best practice in managing data consistently throughout the organization in order to support and communicate business outcomes.
Apply database skills on modelling scalable real-world problems.
Apply machine learning techniques to analyse datasets from multiple diverse data sources.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H8DG Data Governance
H8PDA Programming for Data Analytics
H8STATS1 Statistics I

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H8BI Business Intelligence
H8DFA Databases for Analytics
H8STATS2 Statistics II

Stage 1 / Semester 3

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H8MACL Machine Learning
H8DAPROJ Project