Free Online Course about Big Data Analytics

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Free Online Course about Big Data Analytics

edX offers a free online course about Big Data Analytics. In this course which is part of the Big Data MicroMasters program at University of Adelaide, learners will develop their knowledge of big data analytics and enhance their programming and mathematical skills. They will learn to use essential analytic tools such as Apache Spark and R.

By the end of this course, learners will be able to approach large-scale data science problems with creativity and initiative.

What You Will Learn:

  • 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.

Topics Covered:

  • Cloud-based big data analysis
  • Predictive analytics, including probabilistic and statistical models
  • Application of large-scale data analysis.
  • Analysis of problem space and data needs.


This course is open to anyone interested, but candidates are advised to complete the following courses available on edX:

Course Format:

  • Self-Paced: course contains assignments without due dates. Learners can progress through the course at their own speed.
  • Course ends: Dec 1, 2020.

Course Instructors:

  • Lewis Mitchell
  • Simon Tuke
  • David Suter

Note: This course is free, but you can get verified certificate from edX and provider institution by paying $150.


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