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Other topics include:

      • Managing your Assignments
          • Always include the following when submitting an assignment
              • Full Name, should be same as Name on Student Card
              • Student Number
              • Programme Code
              • Full-Time or Part-Time
              • What Stream are you doing
              • Year of Student
      • Preparing for Exams
      • Preparing MSc Dissertation Ideas for your Proposal

Semester 1

DT228A & DT228B – Data Mining

DT228A – Advanced Databases

DT228A & DT228B – Working with Data (weeks 7-13)

Semester 2

DT228B & DT228A – Programming for Big Data (Hadoop, Weeks 1-4)

DT228-3 Team Projects

Both Semesters

MSc Dissertation Supervision

Final Year Project Supervision

Useful Links

Check out this great Collection of Open and Free Access Computer Science Text Books

Database Ranking Engine

DB-Engine – Summary of Databases

Database of Databases

Listed in “Who’s Who of Data Science & Machine Learning”, and for “Big Data