Big Data Analytics and Social Media (4030ICT)

This course aims to introduce the basic knowledge and necessary skills for analysis of Big Data. Big Data analytics is regarded as one of the important emerging technologies in different fields. The course is designed to stimulate interest in big data analytics in a popular scenario, i.e. social media. As such, some topics will be covered in depth while some will be covered only on an introductory level. Students will be shown how to extract information hidden in huge volumes of social media data. This is important for many businesses to understand the perceptions or opinions of their services or products.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 2

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Gold Coast Trimester 3Nathan Trimester 1Nathan Trimester 3

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (17802) Open Friday 11:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N18 THEATRE 1
Central Theatres Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Computer Laboratory
Computer Laboratory (18293) Full Friday 16:00 - 17:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N44 1.17
Technology Building
Nathan Campus
Computer Laboratory (17660) Open Friday 14:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N44 1.17
Technology Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (11617) Open Wednesday 12:00 - 13:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G39 1.19
Science and Engineering
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Computer Laboratory
Computer Laboratory (18292) Open Wednesday 16:00 - 17:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G39 2.26
Science and Engineering
Gold Coast Campus
Computer Laboratory (17312) Open Wednesday 14:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G39 2.26
Science and Engineering
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
4 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
18 November 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Computer Laboratory
Computer Laboratory (71702) Open Thursday 11:00 - 12:50
1 November 2018
N76 1.05
Campus Heart Building
Nathan Campus
Thursday 14:00 - 15:50
1 November 2018 - 6 December 2018
N44 2.25
Technology Building
Nathan Campus
Friday 14:00 - 15:50
2 November 2018 - 7 December 2018
N44 2.25
Technology Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Exam
Exam (71703) Open Wednesday 11:00 - 13:50
12 December 2018
N34 0.04
Science 2 Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
4 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
18 November 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70071) Open Tuesday 11:00 - 12:50
30 October 2018
G06 2.05
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Computer Laboratory
Computer Laboratory (71179) Tuesday 16:00 - 17:50
30 October 2018 - 4 December 2018
G23 2.20
Multimedia Building
Gold Coast Campus
Wednesday 16:00 - 17:50
31 October 2018 - 5 December 2018
G23 2.20
Multimedia Building
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Exam
Exam (71180) Open Tuesday 11:00 - 13:50
11 December 2018
G42 1.04
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
26 February 2018
Last day to add a course
11 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
6 May 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Information and Communication Technology

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (11656) Open Monday 15:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Computer Laboratory
Computer Laboratory (17709) Open Tuesday 14:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G23 2.20
Multimedia Building
Gold Coast Campus