Informatics (Advanced) (INFO1903)


This unit covers advanced data processing and management, integrating the use of existing productivity software, e.g. spreadsheets and databases, with the development of custom software using the powerful general-purpose Python scripting language. It will focus on skills directly applicable to research and decision-making in any quantitative domain. The unit will also cover presentation of data through written publications, visual representations and dynamically generated web pages. The assessment includes a semester long project, that involves the demonstration of these skills and techniques for processing and presenting data in a chosen domain.

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Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)

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ATAR sufficient to enter BCST(Adv), BIT or BSc(Adv), or portfolio of work suitable for entry

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.