- Faculty of Engineering Sciences
- Teaching department
- UCL School of Management
- Credit value
- 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.
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
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
- Methods of assessment
40% Group Work (3,000 words)40% Coursework (4,000 words)20% Practical Exam (1.5 hours)
- Mark scheme
- Numeric Marks
- Number of students on module in previous year
- Module leader
- Mr Niall Roche
- Who to contact for more information
This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.