Data Analysis and visualisation module (AC53009)

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Semester: Summer


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If you want to talk about an aspect of the module, or your work on it, please make an appointment to see the lecturer.

If you use email, please include "AC53009" in the heading.

About the Module

This module aims to give students an understanding of data generation, describing patterns in data, the importance of statistics and data visualisation and the common mistakes made when analysing this data. You will learn about:

  • Patterns in data
  • Types of data
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Statistical testing
  • Data mining
  • Methodology and Process
  • Classifications and descriptions
  • Industry Standards
  • Delivering information
  • Visualisation of data & information
  • Importance of good interface design

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 100% of the final module mark.
The final degree exam counts for 0% of the final module mark.


Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignment, so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.

TitleValue (%)
D3 Programming 30
Final project 70

Resource List

All course material will be available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee, and provides recommended materials for completing the module.