MSc in Big Data Systems

Higher School of Economics

Program Description

MSc in Big Data Systems

Higher School of Economics

This programme focuses on the value aspect and implementation of big data for large enterprises. Big data technology has incredible value across financial, telecommunications, and government services, with the possibility of reducing costs and improving efficiency.

Through core courses, electives, research seminars, and a master’s thesis, students acquire a strong foundation in the fundamental principles and technological components of big data. From cloud computing and data visualization to predictive modeling and big data-based risk analytics, a wide array of topics are available for students to master.

Graduates go onto careers working on systems within large companies and organizations or carrying out scientific research.

Curriculum

  • Core courses: System Analysis & Organization Design, Economic and Mathematic Modeling, Enterprise Architecture Modelling, Advanced Data Analysis & Big Data for Business Intelligence, Big Data Systems Development and Implementation
  • Electives: Knowledge Discovery in Data at Scale Technologies, Cloud Computing, Data Visualization, Advanced Data Management, Big Data Collection, Storage & Processing in Heterogeneous Distributed Computer Networks, Natural Language Processing, Applied Machine Learning, Creating and Managing Enterprise Information Assets, Predictive Modeling, Big Data Based Marketing Analytics, Big Data Based Risk Analytics, Data Driven Process Control
  • Partner universities:

    University of Munster (Germany)

    Application requirements:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Results from English proficiency exams (IELTS or TOEFL) *Native English speakers and graduates from English-taught programs are exempt.
  • This school offers programs in:
    • English


    Last updated May 6, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Sept. 2016
    Duration
    Duration
    2 years
    Full time
    Price
    Price
    300,000 RUB
    Information
    Deadline
    July 15, 2016
    July 15, 2016. Applications are processed on a rolling basis and we encourage applicants to apply before the deadline.
    Start date Sept. 2016
    Place
    Russia Moscow
    Application deadline July 15, 2016
    July 15, 2016. Applications are processed on a rolling basis and we encourage applicants to apply before the deadline.
    End date Request Info
    Duration 2 years
    Price 300,000 RUB
    per year (scholarships available)