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HKUSTx: Big Data Technology Capstone Project

The Big Data Technology Capstone Project will allow you to apply the techniques and theory you have gained from the four courses in this MicroMasters program to a medium-scale project.

4 weeks
4–8 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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Starts Feb 20
Ends Apr 1

About this course

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In this capstone course, you will get an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills that you have gained throughout this MicroMasters program. You can choose to complete any one project from a number of choices, covering topics ranging from data integration, data mining, Spark programming, to data analysis. After finishing the project, you will need to submit a report together with the code, to be reviewed by our TAs.

By completing this capstone project, you will create a showcase project and demonstrate to employers that you are job ready and a worthy candidate in the field of big data.

At a glance

  • Institution: HKUSTx
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:

    Candidates interested in pursuing this program are advised to complete the following courses before this course:

    • Foundations of Data Analytics
    • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
    • Big Data Computing with Spark
    • Mathematical Methods for Data Analysis
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated programs:
  • Associated skills:Data Integration, Data Mining, Big Data, Data Analysis, Apache Spark

What you'll learn

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  • Apply your knowledge on big data technologies to a real-life scenario
  • Build a showcase project to demonstrate your knowledge and experience
  • How to independently work on a big data project

Who can take this course?

Unfortunately, learners residing in one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba and the Crimea region of Ukraine. While edX has sought licenses from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer our courses to learners in these countries and regions, the licenses we have received are not broad enough to allow us to offer this course in all locations. edX truly regrets that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering all of our courses to everyone, no matter where they live.

This course is part ofBig Data Technology MicroMasters Program

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5 graduate-level courses
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9 months
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