Ian McLoughlin

This is the course page for the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing in Data Analytics. It contains general information about the course and links to all modules. Students of the programme should ensure they are enrolled on this Moodle page and that they check it regularly for updates.

An introduction to automating computer tasks using scripting languages and solving problems using programming languages, with a focus on data.


An introduction to the fundamentals of data analysis, including the acquisition, cleaning and exploration of data sets

In this module, students develop their programming skills towards the effective use of data analysis libraries and software. Students learn how to select efficient data structures for numerical programming, and to use these data structures to transform data into useful and actionable information.