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Specialisation

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This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this specialisation

A postgraduate specialisation in data management and analytics will provide you with a strong foundation in big data analytics and data science. It will help you build skills and to work with state-of-the-art tools to analyse large amounts of data of a variety of types (big data) to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations and other useful information. Foundational technologies such as database management and business intelligence used for both operational (OLTP) and decision-support (OLAP) purposes will also be covered. You will have the opportunity to engage in areas of study including knowledge discovery and data mining, advanced data models, statistical natural language processing, knowledge management systems and computational statistical methods.

Graduate opportunities

There are opportunities for graduates with skills in database management systems to work in roles such as database developer, data warehouse expert, or database administrator. Professionals in this field are employed in virtually every industry, with the largest number working in information technology.
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