Big Data Analytics

Provided by: edX

In this course, you will develop your knowledge of big data analytics and enhance your programming and mathematical skills. You will learn to use essential analytic tools such as Apache Spark and R.

Course Objectives:

  • How to develop algorithms for the statistical analysis of big data
  • Knowledge of big data applications
  • How to use fundamental principles used in predictive analytics
  • Evaluate and apply appropriate principles, techniques and theories to large-scale data science problems.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for individuals heading towards a career in data science / currently in a business data analyst/ data scientist role.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


The University of Adelaide

Employee Type

New applicants, Leadership

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

100 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 199.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification