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This module introduces students to the basic techniques of pre-calculus mathematics as well as statistics relevant to their particular degree scheme,
This module will introduce students to some fundamental research methodologies and good practice in research. They will undertake background research including a literature review and specify the aims of their MSc project.
This module gives an overview on theoretical and methodological debates contemporary Digital Economy and Society research with specific focus on Human Computer Interaction. This module helps students understand how human experience can influence the design and adoption of digital into services and the lives of individuals and communities.Students explore the advanced literature and research results underpinning the field. Understand, through a series of Classic papers, the practical application of qualitative and quantitative techniques for the study of soci-technical assemblages in a digital by default world, as well as recent work from the leading figures. Students achieve a clear view of the 'cutting edge' and issues in the field and where things are happening. The module is very interactive, and students will be expected to give presentations.
This module will discuss some of the most widely used and artificial intelligence and machine learning, regression & clustering techniques and their applications to big data social science questions. The students will gain and understanding of both strengths and weaknesses of learning and practical know-how in applying those theories to real world problems. Topics include big social data concepts, data mining, learning theories, supervised and unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning.