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Data Engineering (MSIN0166)

Key information

Faculty
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
Teaching department
UCL School of Management
Credit value
15
Restrictions
This module is restricted to students on the MSC Business Analytics programme. MSIN0143 Programming for Business Analytics is a prerequisite for this module.

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.

Description

The module will build on software engineering skills into the area of managing large data sets for processing and analysis.

Areas that may be addressed include:

 

Scaling principles including horizontal and vertical scaling

Distributed Computing including scalability, reliability and achieving consensus

Map Reduce processing

Streaming architectures

Data Pipelines

DataOps

Large scale data storage strategies

Distributed Architectures Centralised and decentralised distributed architectures

Data Flows including: Message Queues Web Services

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Term 2     Postgraduate (FHEQ Level 7)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
40% Group Work (3,000 words)
40% Coursework (4,000 words)
20% Practical Exam (1.5 hours)
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
37
Module leader
Mr Niall Roche
Who to contact for more information
mgmt-postgraduate@ucl.ac.uk

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.