Undergraduate | USA-INFS3080 | 2023
A short course in communicating the results of data analysis though images. You’ll learn how to make graphics that clearly show patterns and trends. Help stakeholders to make meaning from data at a glance. Get hands on with visualisation software.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 10 weeks
- 18 Sept 2023
About this subject
By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe and critique common data visualisation approaches to discover insights from data.
- Create data visualisations using visualisation software.
- Use appropriate data visualisation techniques when exploring data and communicating results of analytics.
- Introduction to Data Visualisation
- Guidelines for Design
- Fundamentals of Data Visualisation
- How Graphics Work
- Design Thinking: Making Better Graphics
- Data Visualisation with R
- Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics
- Exploring and Visualising Data with SAS Visual Analytics
- Data Visualisation with D3
Effective data visualisation is the crucial final step of data analysis. Data visualisation communicates relationships within the data with visual images, which allows your stakeholders to gain insights and easily identify patterns and trends. Through this course, you’ll discover some of the common ways data visualisations are applied in a range of organisations while gaining the skills to use common visual analytics software.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Data Analytics degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
Should your course have an exam it will be scheduled for Australian Central Standard Time or Australian Central Daylight Time, depending on the time of the year.
- Continuous assessment (40%)
- Project (60%)
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