University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

MIT800 - Introduction to Big Data Science


Module Content

Assigment description
Mark Sheet
Mark Sheet for the reviews
Lecture notes & slides
BIG Data SCIENCE - a CAREER perspective
Slides by Dr Bihina
INF Big Data Science
Slides by Dr. Martie VanDeventer
Big Data Science and Computer Science
Slides by Willem S. van Heerden
BDS and Statistics
Slides by Sollie Millard
Big Data Science – Demonstration of a practical project
Slides by Walt & Eloff
What is big data and big data science
Slides by Walt & Prof. Eloff
MIT800 Introduction
Slides by Prof. Jan Eloff
BDS and Informatics
Slides by Prof. Aurona Gerber
Computational Biology
Slides by Prof. Michael Pepper
BDS and Computational Human Biology
By Melvin Andele
BSD and Mathematics Fiance 3
Slides by Prof. Banda and colleagues
Slides by Dr. Peter de Villiers
BDS and Sport Exercise Science
Slides by Prof Martin Schwellnus
BDS and Insurance Industry
Slides by David Kenyon
BDS and Mathematics Finance 2
Slides by Prof. Banda and colleagues
BDS and mathematics Finance 1
Slides by Prof. Banda and colleagues
MIT800 Studyguide
Short Paper Example
Short Paper
Short Paper
Support materials
UP Orientation Manual
UP portal, password, email
UP Library
Searching for resources
Library Google Scholar access
Find literature free in Scholar through the Library
Tips for academic writing
How to avoid plagiarism

Module forums

The new CS forums are available here.

Module Links

This is the link to EasyChair for submissions and peer reviews


Remember Me

Module Description

The MIT (Stream C) - Big data Science focuses on the provision of an educational opportunity on a post-graduate level for researchers and practitioners in Big Data Science cognizan...

Show Long Description

Lecturer Information

Course Coordinator

Prof Jan Eloff


Assistant Lecturers


There are no tutors assigned.

Teaching Assistants

There are no teaching assistants assigned.

Class Representatives

H.o.D Office times

During the times below, any student can come and discuss any issue with the head of the department without making an appointment. Note that these dates and times may change, and any such changes will be updated on each module home page.

The dates and times are as follows:
  • 3 February 12:30-13:30
  • 10 February 12:30-13:30
  • 13 February 08:00-09:00
  • 17 February 12:30-13:30
  • 20 February 08:00-09:00
  • 27 February 08:00-09:00
  • 6 March 08:00-09:00
  • 10 March 12:30-13:30
  • 13 March 08:00-09:00
  • 17 March 12:30-13:30
  • 24 March 12:30-13:30
  • 27 March 08:00-09:00
  • 31 March 12:30-13:30

Active Assignments

No currently active Assignments

Active Fitch Fork Assignments

No currently active Fitch Fork Assignments

Active Bookings

    No bookings available

Lab Bookings

    No lab bookings available

Active Team Allocations

    No team allocations available

Active Bids

Individual Bids

    No individual bids

Team Bids

    No team bids

Team Pages

Team Pages

    No individual bids

Active Polls

There are no polls available.
All content copyright © Department of Computer Science, School of IT, University of Pretoria, South Africa