Master's Degree in Big Data in St. Petersburg in Russia

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A student who does well in advanced mathematics and computer science may choose to study big data. This field deals with large data sets that must be analyzed as a unit instead of as individual points. There are applications for both the public and private sectors.

Russia (Russian: Россия) is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. The former State Committee for Higher Education in Russia financed 240 universities, academies and institutes, making Russia a solid country to study in.

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Master in Big Data and extreme computing

ITMO University, St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

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. [+]

Masters in Big Data in St. Petersburg in Russia. 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. Language: English 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 [-]