Big Data Architecture and Application

COS20028 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

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)
On successful completion of this unit students 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