Big Data Analytics, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
70 days
199 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Big Data Analytics Program in collaboration with University of Adelaide - AdelaideX. Learn key technologies and techniques, including R and Apache Spark, to analyse large-scale data sets to uncover valuable business information.

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Gain essential skills in today’s digital age to store, process and analyse data to inform business decisions.

In this Big Data Analytics course, part of the Big Data MicroMasters Program from University of Adelaide - AdelaideX , you will develop your knowledge of big data analytics and enhance your programming and mathematical skills. You will learn to use essential analytic tools such as Apache Spark and R.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • cloud-based big data analysis;
  • predictive analytics, including probabilistic and statistical models;
  • application of large-scale data analysis;
  • analysis of problem space and data needs;

By the end of this course, you will be able to approach large-scale data science problems with creativity and initiative.

The Big Data Analytics is part of the Big Data MicroMasters Program.

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • How to develop algorithms for the statistical analysis of big data

  • Knowledge of big data applications

  • How to use fundamental principles used in predictive analytics

  • Evaluate and apply appropriate principles, techniques and theories to large-scale data science problems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days
    • 8 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates pursuing the MicroMasters program are advised to completeProgramming for Data Science,Computational Thinking and Big Data&Big Data Fundamentalsbefore undertaking this course.
  • Level: Intermediate

Tuition Fee

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