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The IT world is all about big data these days – so why not start steering your career in that direction? Monash Online's single-unit Distributed Databases and Big Data course is a fantastic introduction to this ever-growing sector of data science.
This course is designed as a comprehensive introduction to the software tools and techniques used in data engineering. Over six weeks of study, you'll cover a range of concepts, from traditional methods of data processing to distributed databases. You'll also learn how to handle and process big data.
Delivered entirely online, this course is ideal for those with an IT background who want to dip their toes into big data, or eventually pursue further study in this area.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.
As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.
Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.
Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will have a sound working knowledge of distributed databases, SQL queries, and the concepts and technologies involved in big data.
Successful completion of this unit can be used as credit toward a full qualification.*
*Subject to course entry requirements
The fee for this data science course unit is $4,062.50
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