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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1081

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
171413

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2021.

Course aim

To provide students with working knowledge of mathematical concepts relevant to future work in data analytics.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include: linear algebra concepts, performing operations using vectors and matrices, optimisation techniques (e.g. gradient descent), probability concepts (e.g. probability laws and Bayes' rule), selected probability distributions (e.g. normal), and applications to data analytics.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 1080 UO Mathematical Methods for Data Analytics 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1800 words 40% N/A
Project 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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