Big Data Architecture and Application

COS20028 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the architectures of contemporary Big Data platforms and ecosystems of tools. These technologies are the foundation of Big Data analytics which facilitate scalable management and processing of vast quantities of data. The unit is delivered in collaboration with industry and prepares students with the essential foundations towards undertaking professional certifications.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Explain and compare the architecture of contemporary Big Data tools and platforms.
2. Demonstrate skills in working with a contemporary Big Data platform to manage large data sets.
3. Apply Big Data related technologies in developing applications to solve common problems faced by organisations.