Big Data and extreme computing
Objective of the Programme: Big Data is located not only in high-tech laboratories and institutes. Big Data can be found near to us, e.g. in complex social networks, cloud multimedia services etc. The problems in distributed storage, transfer and processing of big amount of data are on the frontiers of modern branch of IT. High performance computing and distributed data processing, special hardware architectures and telecommunications, domain specific languages and host of other things are required to solve these problems. The graduate will be in demand in the international job market, since big data is spread in all areas of life.
The program is focused: on applicants with an applicable Bachelor's degree, fluent in English and planning a future career in high-tech international companies, both in Russia and abroad.
WHY MASTER IN BIG DATA AND EXTREME COMPUTING AT ITMO UNIVERSITY?
The courses in Big Data and Extreme Computing are taught by leading professors in computational science and HPC of ITMO University and leading international scholars
This program contains extracurricular courses in English: Academic English and Scientific Writing. These courses are built including cultural study of the language aiming to prepare the students to face the English speaking community and academic environment
Our students have good facilities for study, including discounts on tuition fee, ability to work at ITMO and earn extra awards, opportunity to win special scholarships and student grants
Department of HPC has modern classrooms and laboratories with state-of-the-art computer equipment and software
Teaching staff: ITMO professors and associate professors and professors of foreign partner universities.
Length of program: 2 years (4 semesters) including 1 semester at the partner University (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Partner Companies: There's a possibility of internship in partner companies in St. Petersburg