Module 4 aims at providing the student with an opportunity to apply a set of data science methods – a combination of techniques covered in M1-3 as well as other relevant analytical approaches – to an existing empirical problem in an area, which is relevant to the student’s field of study.
After completion of the module, students are able to define an appropriate problem formulation within their line of study, identify a sophisticated data collection and analysis strategy, carry out the analysis and present their results using state-of-the-art data science approaches, as well as critically self-evaluate their findings. They can select the most suitable among the wide range of methods presented in the modules M1-3, and autonomously apply it to their specific problem.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see §17.
|Name of exam||M4: Applied Social Data Science Capstone Project|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectGroup examination with max. 6 students. The student may also choose to write the project alone.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||M4: Applied Social Data Science Capstone Project|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|