Postgraduate Module Descriptor


SOCM029: Data Visualisation

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration
Academic staff

Dr Chris Playford (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This course will introduce you to the field of data visualization.you will learn basic principles of data and model visualization. The focus will be on the principles of turning data into graphical representations for describing and exploring data, analyzing hypotheses and relationships and presenting evidence. Particular attention will be paid to visualizing data for policy audiences.  You will learn techniques for visualizing different types and formats of datautilizing industry standard, open source software.

Module created

28/11/2016

Last revised