15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Visualization is a crucial technique to summarise data in an intuitive fashion. It can provide insights that are difficult to extract from the raw data. Because of this, visualization is often used to enhance the delivery of information in the media and in reports. The module will focus on the theoretical frameworks to design visual elements that are able to provide information about a data set. It will cover how to create and critique different visualizations to display data, as well as design considerations and good practices in data visualization.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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