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Mastering Big Data – what you need to know

We’re sure you’ve heard the term big data but then very few of us know what it actually means.

Big Data is a term that is applied to data sets that are incredibly large or complicated that the traditional methods of data processing using application software is unable to deal with them correctly. Some of the challenges could be named as capturing, storing, analysing, curating data, searching, transferring, visualising, querying, updating as well as maintaining information privacy. The term big data is also used regularly to the use of predictive analytics, analytics on user behaviour or advanced data analytics methods that can extract the value from data. It almost never refers to the size of a specific data set alone.

Who uses Big Data?

Many multinationals such as LinkedIn or Pinterest to name just two of the giants who work with big data analytics use this option. They need to use complex data to manage the sheer volume and master big data that they possess. This has also ensured that big data analytics has become a rather lucrative business for technical specialists who are able to manage this.

Why should you study with Global Edulink?

Learning to master data management with Global Edulink comes with a lot of benefits. You will be guided through the programme by qualified experts. Learn the principles of development and build a mindset that can handle vast amounts of big data. You will be taught to understand their algorithms and complexity.

Our programmes will teach you how to prepare data effectively and handle the data management cycle. You will get to examine how to train computers to think like humans and also consider social networks and their various degrees of separation. You will, by the end of the course, know how to deal with privacy and security and grasp future developments.

Who awards this programme?

The Master Big Data programme is accredited by the CPD and iAP, both of which are esteemed bodies.

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

The International Awards for Professionals iAP, is an awarding body who aim to promote high educational standards. They hope to create online education that is both trustworthy and credible, and Global Edulink is proud to be accredited by them. They are heavily involved in raising the standards of online education, with particular focus on making education accessible to all. The iAP believe that education should be backed by tutors, should offer significant benefits, should be compatible with all devices, and should give clearly defined aims and goals. They provide accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and ensure that the materials being provided are of excellent standards.

Who can learn this programme?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain the knowledge and skills in big data analysis. However, the course is ideal for Data Analysts, IT professionals, Business analysts, and other technical professionals.

Are there entry requirements?

  • No entry requirements though it may be useful to have a general technical background.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

What additional benefits do you gain?

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal
  • Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support

What is the method of assessment?

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

What are the possible career paths?

This course will supplement your other qualifications and help you work for an array of job roles within the job market. This certificate will also open up job incentives such as job promotions and salary increments for you to progress gradually within your career.

Listed as follows are some of the job roles this course will qualify you for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to Payscale,

  • Analytics Manager – £47,478 per year.
  • Digital Analyst – £30,015 per year.
  • Data Analyst – £25,511 per year.
  • Senior Data Analyst – £36,191 per year.
  • Business Analyst, IT – £35,543 per year.

Interested in what you see? Then join our Master Big Data programme right away. if you need to talk with our team contact us on [email protected]

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October 22, 2019

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