The modules of the course introduce the basic concepts of information systems technology and investigate methods, techniques and tools for data warehousing, data mining, text mining and web mining. These modules represent the taught part of the programme, after which students will carry out research into an area of specific interest.
The specific aims of the programme are to enable students to immediately start using the cutting-edge data mining technologies in their professional activities and to apply their knowledge and skills to intelligent data analysis in Marketing, Science, Engineering, Web Management, E-commerce and other fields.
This is a full-time programme of research and integrated courses in the field of Information Systems and includes a series of intensive courses on:
- Information Systems Technology
- Database and Data Warehouses
- Data Mining
- Text Mining
- Web-based Information Systems and Web Mining Technology
This programme has the backing of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office who support a substantial annual programme of scholarships and awards to enable students from many countries to study and train in the UK.