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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

In information technology programs, students may be able to explore different types of technology applications and the way in which information is created, exchanged and stored. Students may learn how to write code and can explore areas such as information security, software applications, system design and databases.

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Master of Business Statistics

Hult International Business School
Campus 1 year August 2017 USA San Francisco

As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. Learn how to translate big data and analysis into action—and qualify for a 3-year OPT working visa in the U.S. As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. Locations Start your Master of Business Statistics in San Francisco, then choose to take electives at any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of Business Statistics at a glance Who is this program for? For candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to influence business decisions and strategy through harnessing the predictive capabilities of data and business analytics. Non-U.S. residents who receive a Master of Business Statistics will also qualify for up to three years of OPT (Optional Practical Training) in the U.S. after their studies. OPT is normally 12 months, so the degree is particularly well-suited to those hoping to experience work in the U.S. after their degree. For more details, please contact us. What you’ll learn Companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon have demonstrated the profitability of harnessing the predictive power of large-scale consumer data. In this new world of information overload, employers actively seek candidates who have the ability to translate data into actionable solutions. Hult’s one-year Master of Business Statistics degree will place you at the intersection of statistical analysis and business knowledge so that you can make meaningful, impactful contributions. Why Hult? At Hult’s San Francisco campus, you’ll learn how to harness the power of information near some of the most prestigious professional names in big data. Within just miles of campus you’ll find the San Francisco headquarters of both Google and Twitter, two giants leading the transformation of how businesses leverage big data. Bright minds will also follow you into the classroom. Hult professor Olaf Groth, for example, worked for global enterprises like Vodafone and Boeing before launching his own consultancy, and he brings that experience into the classroom teaching global strategy. Curriculum Core courses form the backbone of your Master of Business Statistics curriculum. You will study them throughout modules A – C. Immersion Your Master of Business Statistics program begins with a three-week Immersion. Immersion is the first course in all our Master degree programs and lays the foundations for a successful year. It is a combination of learning academic fundamentals, teamwork, and forging a sense of community among classmates.You will also have the opportunity to orientate yourself to life at Hult and your new home city. The Immersion course prepares you to develop into well-rounded business professionals over the duration of your program and provides the knowledge and skills required to apply a competency-based approach to leadership development. You'll end the course with a capstone simulation which introduces you to complex, integrated high-level business problems in a true-to-life team format. You'll develop and execute a corporate growth strategy, managing all functional areas of a business. Core courses For your first three modules, your core courses will focus on the fundamentals of business statistics and analytics —taught from a global perspective. You will then tailor your final two modules to your individual interests and career goals with electives that your can choose to take at any of our six global campuses. Computer Programming for Business Statistics I Statistical Modeling Predictive Analytics Data Strategy and Visualization Computer Programming for Business Statistics II Optimization Machine Learning Data Mining Applied Data Analytics Data Analysis Project Storytelling Through Data Business Intelligence Data Science & Ethics Electives As part of your Master of Business Statistics, you will have the opportunity to take four electives of your choice once you have successfully completed all of the core courses. These electives allow you to tailor the program content to your personal and professional goals. Practical application: Simulations & The Hult Business Challenge Applying business theory in realistic scenarios is central to all aspects of the Hult curriculum. Classes are enriched with practical application at every opportunity and skills are put to the test with both virtual and real-world projects. Career development Navigating an international job search requires an individual approach. At Hult, we are experts in international student placement and work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy. Career Fast Track The earlier you start your job search, the greater your chance of success. Our Career Fast Track program enables you to have everything in place so you can start applying for jobs as soon as you arrive on campus. Before you start your program at Hult, you'll have access to software that gives you a line-by-line resume review, webinars on resume writing, global market employment trends, and creating a targeted job-search strategy. So when you arrive on campus you can concentrate on your studies, networking opportunities, and begin your job search straight away. Line-by-line resume reviews Webinars on global employment trends, personalizing your job search, and how to get your resume to a globally competitive standard Interactive sessions with expert Careers Advisors Personalized support We work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy and give you the tools to execute it. Coaching Throughout your program, you'll attend workshops and coaching sessions to equip you with essential knowledge and skills in areas like LinkedIn optimisation, personal branding, negotiations, interview preparation, and job search strategy. Advice You'll be assigned a personal Careers Advisor who will work with you one-on-one to help you position yourself to enter your target location and industry. They can advise you on everything from visas to job applications and long-term career paths. You also have the opportunity to have an alumni mentor. Events There is a packed schedule of career events that bring companies to campus to present, network, and recruit, as well as alumni mixers, expert guest speakers, and career open house events. Post-graduation Your career development doesn't stop when you graduate and neither does Hult's support. Constantly stay connected Your alumni network is one of your biggest assets. Hult Connect is an online portal that allows you to link with the 16,000 Hult alumni working in every major industry in every corner of the world. You'll also have access to our global job board so you can continue to take advantage of our relationship with the world's top employers seeking talent. Hult's Alumni Mentorship Program provides you with an opportunity to be a part of coaching the next generation of leaders coming out of Hult. Hult Connect, the online portal for our 16,000+ alumni network Alumni Mentorship Program Global job board and networking events Lifelong education Change never stops, so your business learning shouldn’t either. We empower you to stay up-to-date with emerging trends by taking a complimentary elective each year for the rest of your life. One elective a year, on us. Most careers span decades and critical skills can change as you progress in seniority. The rapid pace of change also means future critical business knowledge might have simply been impossible to learn during your program. Before 2004 there was no Facebook or YouTube; neither the iPhone nor Airbnb existed prior to 2007; and yet understanding the impact of these innovations is critical for business success today. At Hult, you can refresh a skillset or get up to speed in a new business trend by enrolling in one elective a year at any of our global campuses. There’s a small registration fee, but the course is otherwise free of charge. Executive education options for life. Instead of studying an elective, every year Hult alumni can enroll in a range of leadership Summer Executive Education Programs at our historic Ashridge Estate campus in Berkhamsted, U.K. Courses feature a range of leadership and development programs, and are taught by experts with practical, theoretical, and commercial experience. There’s a small registration fee, but courses otherwise cost over $10,000 so the savings over time for Hult alumni are significant. Admissions & fees Hult takes a holistic approach to reviewing your application. In addition to academic achievement, we look for cultural awareness, leadership potential, and a drive to succeed. [-]

Master in Data Science

Bologna Business School
Campus 12 months December 2016 Italy Bologna

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and whom would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation: the Data Scientist, having already become one of the most sought-after experts in the professional world. The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and... [+]

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and whom would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation: the Data Scientist, having already become one of the most sought-after experts in the professional world. The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim being to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities. In one word: Big Data, but not exclusively. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data. The Data Scientist is defined by the Economist as “the most interesting job of the twenty-first century, combining the skills of an IT technician, statistician and storyteller to extract the golden nuggets hidden under the mountains of data.” The Master in Data Science offers 3 different types of skills: solid computer training, am understanding of the technological aspects and knowledge of business dynamics. This Master creates professionals with across-the-board skills whom are able to relate with the company’s management. The program concludes with a Field Laboratory Work and a company internship. Structure The master in Data Science is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into three terms: First cycle: December 2016 – April 2017 Second cycle: April 2017 – July 2017 Internship: August 2017 – December 2017 Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week structured in order to allow time to work in groups, while not neglecting individual students focus and management of interpersonal relationships. Learning Method The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies and presentations by companies, testimonials, and group work. The curriculum is completed with master lectures held by professionals from the worlds of business, academia and politics, with opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. Fees The tuition fees for the 2016/2017 academic year are 14,800 euros to be paid in several instalments, the first one upon enrollment. The fees cover all academic materials via the online learning platform, all the facilities of the Alma Bologna Business School including use of the computers and secure personal Wi-Fi accounts, access to the study areas and gym, as well as student discount in the School’s cafeteria. Free parking is also available within the grounds of the School. In addition, with your University of Bologna Student Card you will have access to all university facilities with more than 100 libraries (including online subscriptions and databases), the 3 city centre canteens and all university student related discount offers. Scholarship/Financial Aid At Bologna Business School we understand the importance of financial aid in supporting our students in achieving their educational goals. We are aware that an advanced, high quality training path can be a significant commitment but we also truly believe that investing in one’s future always pays back. Bologna Business School is pleased to offer partial scholarships to the most meriting students: there are scholarships of 6,000 euros each and scholarships of 4,000 euros each. All applicants will be considered for a scholarship – no specific application is required. Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan. Main characteristics: Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee Reduced interest rate No collateral required Repayable in 10 years Without early closing fees [-]

MRes Computer Science

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

The MRes (Master of Research) in Computer Science programme is designed to develop students’ understanding of the research process and their ability to carry out research. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. Overview The MRes Computer Science programme is designed to develop your understanding of the research process. It is for graduates from a computer-related discipline who wish to investigate research as a possible career, or who wish to extend their knowledge of one particular facet of computing. This programme provides you with an MRes that allows you to focus on your desired specialism, whilst our international staff provide all necessary support. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills The MRes Computer Science programme will equip you with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of: • advanced theoretical fundamentals of current trends in computer science • state-of-the-art key research issues in specialised areas of computer science • techniques for project management and the design, implementation and evaluation of IT solutions. Modules You will complete four taught modules in the first semester, followed by a research project for a total duration of 18 months. The precise content of your research project will be discussed and decided with your project supervisor and is subject to approval. Core modules: • Research methods • Project management • Dissertation. Elective modules: • Cloud computing • Data mining and Big Data analytics • Interactive systems • Object-oriented programming. Additional learning activity modules Careers Graduates from this programme will find employment as research and development engineers, systems developers and project leaders in IT companies, or will go on to further studies as a PhD candidate. Fees RMB 90,000 for the entire 18 month full-time programme. University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us. Entry requirements: academic background An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a computer science-related discipline with suitable programming and programme design experience. English language requirements • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections) • TOEFL iBT: 80 [-]

Master Sensor System Engineering (SSE)

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

This master prepares you for a bright future in the fascinating world of advanced sensor applications. A domain that is rapidly growing, providing all kinds of interesting prospects for you, ambitious engineers. Within the globally important domain of health, sensor applications will provide totally new ways to monitor, heal, treat and care for people. [+]

Sensor System Engineering: www.hanzegroningen.eu/msse Passionate about technology and engineering? ​​ Are you open minded, do you like to stretch boundaries to find out what is out there? Can you apply yourself, developing new ways to move the technology ahead, specifically in the health domain? Then take a moment to consider the opportunity to join us for one year to complete the Sensor System Engineering (SSE) honours master's programme.​​​ Programme overview General knowledge about sensor applications needed for any type of specialisation Specialised knowledge involving sensors in the health domain Honours content Master's thesis project (30 ECTS) General knowledge about sensor applications needed for any type of specialisation Linear algebra (4 ECTS): mathematics required for the next modules. Advanced data analysis (4 ECTS): integrating data coming from multiple complex sensors and to interpret this data correctly Modelling & simulation (4 ECTS): theory and tools required to model complex systems and to analyse and represent simulated data. Data centric architectures (4 ECTS): the architectural design of sensor systems at the level of of system architectures for big data applications and at the level of digital signal processing (DSP). Specialised knowledge involving sensors in the health domain Products and services in Health (4 ECTS): using real cases to learn the full design process of a health related sensor system. Sensor applications in Health (3 ECTS): exploration of sensor applications in biology, technology, diagnostics and application in health environments like hospital and home care. Honours content Professional skills (3 ECTS): learning to excel in the professional fi eld by developing essential professional, non-technical skills. Research & ethics (5 ECTS): learning necessary research skills as well as the ability to reflect on ethical issues. Community contribution (1 ECTS): forming a network for the students to help them solve particular problems in a multidisciplinary setting. Master's thesis project (30 ECTS) A six month research project in the domain of sensor technology and health in industry, a research institute or university department, resulting in a master's thesis. [-]

MSc in Information Sciences

Radboud University
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

This Master’s programme will give you everything you need to become an expert coordinator of ICT, people and organisations. [+]

A good computer system is one thing, but a system that meets its users’ needs is another. This Master’s programme will give you everything you need to become an expert coordinator of ICT, people and organisations. The Netherlands is the European leader in information science. By providing excellent training in a stimulating research environment, Radboud University is thus a leader among leaders, producing graduates who ensure that good software is also useable software.

Programme This programme is structured as follows: Mandatory courses, including information science, business rules, security in organisations, research methods, information and science, philosophy (30 EC) Specialisation courses (6 EC) Elective courses (6 EC) Master’s thesis (18 EC) ... [-]


Master’s in Project Management

EPITECH
Campus September 2017 France Paris

This specialisation responds to a growing need to train managers who are able to plan and manage industrial, services-related or cultural projects. The development of project-based organisation in many public organisations and private companies indeed requires project team managers to have advanced skills. [+]

The Master in Project Management is a joint degree between EPITECH and the UNIVERSITY OF HAUTE-ALSACE (University of Upper-Alsace). International students will thus be able to obtain the Master’s in Management Sciences, a Project Management specialization of the University of Haute-Alsace. This specialisation responds to a growing need to train managers who are able to plan and manage industrial, services-related or cultural projects. The development of project-based organisation in many public organisations and private companies indeed requires project team managers to have advanced skills. This specialisation requires a teaching method focusing on learning by doing, through real-life projects. To this end, the UHA develops partnerships with businesses, regional CCIs and the Centre Européen d'Entreprise et d'Innovation Alsace (Alsace European Business and Innovation Centre) as part of their mission to help with the creation of new and innovative businesses. The idea is also to create a technology transfer tool in the field of Management based on specific areas of expertise. The aim is to build an innovative way of acquiring, exchanging and developing Management knowledge. Therefore this is a double specialisation. The challenge is to offer an architecture that allows for a diverse range of incoming (and therefore outgoing) student profiles, while certifying the Master’s level for the various targeted professional circles. Technology transfer is the expression of a diverse range of profiles on offer within a defined area of competency: Project Management. Expertise and skills In addition to general managerial skills, the following skills are acquired during the course: Mastery of assessment, planning and project management tools; Leadership, or the ability to motivate, involve and make people work together, and learn to make better use of their own skills Relational skills, because the project manager is the main point of contact for the internal functions but also customers, suppliers, and various partners Capacity for anticipation and decision-making in unpredictable or antagonistic situations Understanding of markets and technologies. Occupational integration Careers: Information Systems Project Manager; Industrial Project Manager; Research & Development Project Manager; Innovative Business Founder. There are career opportunities in the following industries: Industrial companies, large or medium-sized; Commercial enterprises that promote or wish to promote international expansion; Service companies (banks, consultancy firms, international trading companies, etc.); Local authorities, public and parastatal bodies. The course offers the skills needed by entrepreneurs, particularly in small or medium-sized companies. Considering that starting a company is a project in itself, it makes sense to combine this training with entrepreneurship training for students wishing to start their own business. Epitech-UHA Partnership Epitech and the University of Haute-Alsace (UHA) signed an agreement in autumn 2014, setting out their shared lines of action in the field of entrepreneurship. For Epitech, the partnership gives its students access to a Master’s in Project Management diploma course, a useful academic addition to Epitech’s training, which would take its place after the 4th year. This course is open to international students by written application. As well as the Graduate Diploma in Information Technlogy awarded by Epitech, international students will thus be able to obtain the Master’s in Management Sciences, a Project Management specialisation of the University of Haute-Alsace. Interaction with the Epitech curriculum In order to obtain the UHA Master’s, as well as the modules required to earn the Epitech diploma, international students will have to pass the “Information Systems Management” major, which will be taught by UHA teachers. The UHA modules will be taught on the Epitech campus during the second year of study at Epitech. Terms and conditions of admission International students interested in this double course must express their interest in their first-year application to Epitech. Admission to the programme is based on selection by written application, which must be submitted to Epitech’s international office during the first year of study at Epitech. Only candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s in computer science in their country of origin, as well as the compulsory modules needed to validate the first year at Epitech, are eligible. The final decision to admit the student to the program will be made at the end of the first year of study at Epitech. About the UHA The University of Upper Alsace has around 8,000 students: 6,300 students in Mulhouse and 1,700 in Colmar. The university has a strong career focus because it has always known how to successfully build active partnerships with various socio-economic circles. This results in a large number of vocational courses, from DUT (technology degree) to doctorate, through engineering diplomas. It also enjoys strong support from local authorities. The characteristics of “proximity and openness” are therefore the two keywords of its identity. Innovative, multidisciplinary, and an important player in the construction of the regional higher education and research space, the UHA is a stakeholder in the excellence of Alsace. The University of Haute-Alsace is partner with the University of Strasbourg. Thanks to this partnership, all degrees delivered by UHA have a double mention (Unistra & UHA). [-]

Master's Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Karolinska Institutet
Campus 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasising cutting-edge methods in bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments. Programme presentation This two-year Master’s programme is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognised researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The programme consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry. Courses - Master’s programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science *might be subject to changes Year 1 The first year contains advanced level courses in genetics, biophysical chemistry, and translational medicine, as well as the foundations of bioinformatics and comparative genomics. There is also a project course. All three universities offer courses during the first year, with an emphasis on Karolinska Institute (fall semester) and Stockholm University (spring semester). Mandatory courses fall semester Frontiers in life science 1 Frontiers in translational medicine Applied communication Genetics Mandatory courses spring semester Frontiers in life science 2 Bioinformatics Project in molecular life science Comparative genomics Biophysical chemistry Year 2 The second year offers courses in applied gene technology, proteomics, drug design, and bioinformatics analysis of large-scale data. There is also a project course. Most courses during the fall semester are offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology. During the spring semester, the individual degree project is performed. Mandatory courses fall semester Frontiers in life science 3 Project in molecular life science Proteomics Drug development Applied gene technology Analysis of data from high-throughput molecular biology experiments Mandatory courses spring semester Degree project The application process for the programme will be handled by the Royal Insititute of technology (KTH) in collaboration with Stockholms universitet (SU) and Karolinska Institutet (KI). Career opportunities The combination of molecular biology, biotechnology and medicine provides an excellent profile for a professional research career in an academic setting or in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry. The life science industries and academic institutions working in these areas are active and the life science sector is expanding worldwide, which gives students an excellent job market and wide range of possible employments. Application and tuition fees If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Application fee 900 SEK Tuition fee Total amount: 400 000 SEK First instalment: 100 000 SEK [-]

Master Control Systems Engineering

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 16 - 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Arnhem

HAN's Masters course in Control Systems Engineering provides you with cutting-edge knowledge and techniques that can be directly used in an industrial [+]

Applying knowledge to the industrial environment HAN's Masters course in Control Systems Engineering provides you with cutting-edge knowledge and techniques that can be directly used in an industrial environment. Complex processes require advanced control systems. This Masters course focuses on advanced regulating systems used in industry, such as optimal and model predictive control devices and multi-variable non-linear control devices. You also learn about the latest methods of statistical analysis. Upon graduation you will be ready for a specialised career in systems engineering. Cooperation with companies and other universities Associated large industries and specialised companies all acknowledge the constant need for control systems engineers with a Masters qualification. This is reflected in the support given by companies like DNV GL (KEMA), Shell, IPCOS, OMRON, SKF and Tatasteel, who share their knowledge by providing trainers and facilitate many of our major projects and excursions. HAN also cooperates with other institutes and universities, such as Delft University of Technology, Wageningen University, Eindhoven University of Technology and Artemis/Edulab. As a result, teaching and laboratory facilities can be shared and students can benefit from guest lecturers. This also enables the level and content of the course to be continuously monitored. The course is recognised and supported by the Royal Institute of Engineers in the Netherlands. International focus This course is unique in the Netherlands in that it focuses on the translation of skills and knowledge taught at university to the real world. Many of our graduation projects are carried out in association with multinational companies and the course itself has a truly international focus with students from all over the world. Master of Engineering in Control Systems Students completing the course with a graduation project (thesis) will be awarded the title Master of Science which is acknowledged worldwide. Completion of the course curriculum (without thesis) will entitle you to a postgraduate certificate. Full-time or part-time course taught in English The Masters course in Control Systems Engineering is taught entirely in English. You can combine your work and studies by choosing the part-time option. If you opt for studying full-time in the Netherlands, we will help you find a work placement position. Entry Requirements Applicants for this course need a Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline, with a GPA of 2.8 or higher based on a 4.0 scale. Sufficient level of English As well as having a Bachelors degree, you will also need to be proficient in English. You will need one of the following: - TOEFL score of 550 or more - IELTS score of 6.0 or more - Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English - Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Mathematics If you have doubts about whether you possess the required level of mathematics, you can work on some extra mathematics modules at home before the course starts. Exemptions If you can demonstrate that you have already covered certain units in the curriculum, you may receive exemption from some of the taught components of the course. All candidates with sufficient academic or field experience may indicate this in their application. [-]

Master of Business Analytics

Iowa State University College of Business
Campus 21 months September 2017 USA Ames

The Master of Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary graduate program that addresses the challenges of dealing with data analytics and business intelligence in the “Big Data” environment. It was developed to meet the needs of today’s businesses and organizations facing intense global competition and constant technological disruptions. [+]

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The Master of Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary graduate program that addresses the challenges of dealing with data analytics and business intelligence in the “Big Data” environment. It was developed to meet the needs of today’s businesses and organizations facing intense global competition and constant technological disruptions. The digital revolution empowered by the Internet and computer networking technology during the last several decades has generated unimaginable amounts of data. The volume, velocity, and variety of this data have produced a new set of problems and challenges facing businesses and organizations. The Master of Business Analytics at Iowa State University is a unique, blended program offering both online and face-to-face education. The program draws from several of Iowa State’s leading educational fields in science and technology including Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, and Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. This interdisciplinary program offers businesses the opportunity to develop managers who will master analytics in ways that lead to increased profits for their company. The program provides a foundation in data analytics, project management, statistical and predictive modeling, consumer sentiment analysis, knowledge discovery, analytical reporting, segmentation analysis, and data visualization. The program has a customized, capstone team project which allows for focused training in areas such as fraud detection, risk management, text mining, and process improvement. Students begin the 21 month program in the summer with a one-week, on campus business analytics overview course. Students revisit the campus at the midway point, and at the end of the program. The remainder of the coursework is delivered online. Students are encouraged to submit the complete application by July 1st because of limited enrollment. For more information, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu [-]

Master of IT in Business (MITB)

Singapore Management University
Campus or Online Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Singapore

The definitive Master of IT in Business (MITB) programme will give you an unparalleled edge with the knowledge of data, processes, technologies [+]

The definitive Master of IT in Business (MITB) programme will give you an unparalleled edge with the knowledge of data, processes, technologies and management strategies. With two unique specialisation tracks to choose from, you will be poised to lead the industry in a time of transformation. Financial Services Track: Singapore's increasing stature as Asia's banking and financial hub demands a new breed of business IT professionals for a rapidly growing Financial Services sector. SMU MITB (FS) is an intensive programme designed to groom world-class professionals adept in process management, operations, technology solutions and innovation strategies. Its curriculum, with inputs from over 60 industry experts, provides in-depth knowledge of business methods and management concepts for the Technology and Operations group. MITB (FS) is aimed at T&O professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge to advance their career and for other professionals aspiring to embark on banking T&O careers. Analytics Track: In a competitive environment, marshalling Business Intelligence and Data Analytics on a real-time basis to make decisions, create value and develop a sustained competitive advantage is imperative. SMU MITB (AT) is Asia's first professional masters programme to meet this demand. Co-designed by leading global and regional sector firms from hospitality, tourism, supply chain, retail, healthcare, public sector and telecommunications, it promises a robust and systematic understanding across processes, operations, data, technology solutions and management supervision. It is aimed at professionals with a background in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT, Engineering or the Sciences. Analytics Track (Blended Learning): MITB Analytics Blended Learning aims to deliver a high quality program that is accessible to global audiences (focusing on Asia) which follows the existing MITB (Analytics) curriculum. The blended learning MITB program will make it possible for professionals who are unable to relocate to another country, to pursue a graduate education. Class sessions are a combination of face-to-face lectures and with online lectures with discussions, hands-on lab sessions, problem-solving practice classes and group work. Financial Services Analytics Track: Technology is pushing the envelope for financial institutions in many fronts – for example, customer data, risk measures, capacity, market expectations and operational efficiency. Institutions that leverage on analytics to gain insights into their customers, operations and market opportunities can position themselves for continuing success. Transforming data into actionable insights require analytics and people with knowledge in business domain and skills in using the tools. Analytics can be leveraged across all lines of business in a financial institution in areas which include but not limited to customer attrition, cross selling, value of a transaction can be unlocked using analytics. In addition, analytics help combat fraud more efficiently while protecting customers. Today, risk management needs to be revitalized; optimization is needed to drive profits. MITB (FA) spells agility in translating data into concrete actionable insights that drive growth in financial services industry Residential Programmes Part Time & Full Time Studies Full-time candidature 1 year to a maximum of 2 years and 8 months. Part-time candidature 2 years to a maximum of 4 years. The MITB programme runs its academic year on 3 regular terms. Each of these 15-week regular terms is then further divided into two 7-week mini-terms with a 1-week break. All classes are held either on weekday evenings from 7 pm onwards, Saturday morning, or Saturday afternoons. These timings have been chosen to accommodate the working schedules of our part-time students who are concurrently working and our full-time students who are engaged with industry attachments. Blended Learning Part Time Studies Part-time candidature minimum of 1 year & maximum of 3 years. Analytics (Blended Learning) programme will have a total of 4 blocks in the curriculum covering the 13 Course Units (CU’s). Teaching terms is divided into 4 blocks of 12 weeks each. Each block starts with residential period of up to 1 week followed by 10 weeks of online sessions. A term break of one week at the end of each block. The entire program takes 48 weeks inclusive of term breaks. Fees Application: S$100 Registration Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents - S$400 Foreigners - S$500 Tuition*: S$ 45,000 Residential Programmes Academic Calendar The MITB programme runs its academic year based on that of the Singapore Management University, which operates on 3 regular terms. Each of these 15-week regular terms is then further divided into two 7-week mini-terms with a 1-week break. Time Table All classes are held either on weekday evenings from 7 pm onwards, Saturday morning, or Saturday afternoons. These timings have been chosen to accommodate the working schedules of our part-time students who are concurrently working and our full-time students who are engaged with industry attachments. Blended Learning Part Time Studies Academic Calendar Analytics (Blended Learning) programme will have a total of 4 blocks in the curriculum covering the 13 Course Units (CU’s). Each block will start with 3 face-to-face lessons of 3 hours each to cover the first 3 lessons. Face-to-face lessons will be recorded to help those who cannot attend these sessions. Class sessions will combine lectures with discussions, hands-on lab sessions, problem-solving practice classes, and group work. Exams will be held during face-to-face sessions in the following block though online proctored exams will also be available on a case to case basis.” Time Table During the 1st week of each block (residential studies – Monday to Saturday), classes starts at 9am to 12pm with a break from 12pm to 2pm, followed by another an afternoon class starting at 2pm to 5pm. During online sessions from week 2 to 11, classes are held on Friday nights from 9pm to 10.30pm and Saturday mornings from 10.30am to 12pm and afternoons from 12.30pm to 2pm. To read more, please click here. [-]

Master in Cyber Security

Harbour.Space
Campus September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Programme Description The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. Programme Description This program is taught in ENGLISH. The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Year 1 During the first year students quickly recap basics of computer science and then focus on fundamentals of cyber security including computer architecture, operating systems security, secure programming, networks, and cryptography. Modules Computer Architecture Secure Programming Algorithms and Data Structures Practical Unix Windows Administration Operating Systems Computer Networking Human Aspects of Cyber security: Law, Ethics and Privacy Cryptography Software Engineering & Design Scripting Languages Java Programming Identity and Access Management Technical Writing and Presenting Introduction to Interaction Design Leadership and Group Dynamics Secure Data management Capstone Project Seminars & Workshops Year 2 The second year exposes students to different dimensions of cyber security field. Subjects range from Mobile and Cloud Security to Digital Forensics and Quantum Communication and Cryptography. Additionally students participate in communication and leadership modules preparing them for the career as a successful member of a professional team. At the end of the program, graduates will be ready to take on responsibilities to safeguard an organization’s information and technology assets. Modules Technical Project Management Application Security Mobile Security Network Security Enterprise Security Architecture and Design Software Testing Reverse Software Engineering Vulnerability Analysis, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling Ethical Hacking and Response Cyber Warfare Security Tools for Information Security Digital Forensics Quantum communication and cryptography Parallel and Distributed Computing Cloud Computing Advanced computer networks Distributed Databases Global Cyber Capabilities and Trends Enterprise Security Threats Enterprise Security Case Studies Economics of Security Cyber Risk Management Information Governance Cybersecurity Governance and Compliance Cybersecurity Law & Policy Captstone Project Seminars & Workshops Programme Leadership RICHARD BUCKLAND PhD,Chair of the Academic Board of the Australian Computer Society Education, Member of UNSW Academic Board LIVING IN BARCELONA Studying in Barcelona has the following advantages: Barcelona is #1 in Europe for quality of life and clearness of environment (2012 Quality of Life City Rankings – Mercer Survey) Barcelona is #1 in the world for the level of infrastructure and urban development (2011, Ernst & Young). The region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is the capital, contributes significantly to the Spanish GDP. The growth of Catalonia’s GDP is currently 3.3%, much higher than in Europe on average. Catalonia’s exports are €42.2 billion, higher than in any other region of Spain. 7,000+ innovation and technological companies during the last 10 years. Barcelona is 6th in Europe for attractiveness and comfort for doing business (European Attractiveness Survey 2011, Ernst & Young), Barcelona is 2nd in Europe (after London) for being promoted as a business center (European Cities Monitor 2011); Barcelona is 2nd in the world for hosting different international conferences and congresses (City and Country World Report 2011, ICCA ). Barcelona is the host of the annual World Mobile Congress, which attracts thousands of international companies that work in the mobile industry. 7,000,000 + millions of tourists / year 20° C - average temperature during the day 2437 hours of sunshine/ year Cost of living 550 euro / month [-]

Master in Wireless Industrial Automation

University of Vaasa
Campus 2 years August 2017 Finland Vaasa

Are you interested in wireless communication? Do you want to learn how to understand smart systems? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunication, computer science, production automation, energy or electrical engineering? The Master’s Programme in Wireless Industrial Automation offers a carefully designed education programme to integrate advanced wireless communication with monitoring, control, and automation in industrial applications. [+]

Are you interested in wireless communication? Do you want to learn how to understand smart systems? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunication, computer science, production automation, energy or electrical engineering? The Master’s Programme in Wireless Industrial Automation offers a carefully designed education programme to integrate advanced wireless communication with monitoring, control, and automation in industrial applications. The aim of the programme is to educated qualified Masters of Science with a specialization in distributed energy production information systems. Wireless communication is the backbone of connecting people as well as machines and devices toward the era of the Internet of Things (IoT). By 2020, it is expected that about 70% of the total IP traffic will be handled in the last mile (i.e., the end-part of the telecommunication) by wireless networks. Hence, wireless communication is an essential part of other distributed systems such as smart cities, wireless automation, smart grids, e-health systems, e-government, security, and countless other applications. Therefore, the major mission of our programme is to provide the required scientific and technical information to our students to be able to understand, analyze, and deal with such advanced systems. The programme addresses the areas of telecommunication architecture evolution, digital communication and radio technology, modern wireless networks, systems engineering, embedded systems, and programming skills. Besides the courses, several seminars are organized to address more advanced topics related to for example smart automation, game theory, and energy informatics. Our two-year programme leads to a degree of Master of Science in Technology. We prepare our students for the future job market requirements in the technology sector as well as research institutions. [-]

Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus 2 years September 2017 Romania Timisoara

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science offers study programmes in mathematics and informatics for around 1200 students. The Department of Computer Science offers BSc study programmes in Informatics (in Romanian and in English) and Applied Informatics (in Romanian), MSc study programmes in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing (in Romanian and in English), Software Engineering (in Romanian) and Applied Informatics in Science, Technology and Economics (in Romanian), PhD programmes in Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Reasoning and Theoretical Computer Science which are also the main research directions of the department members. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science offers study programmes in mathematics and informatics for around 1200 students. The Department of Computer Science offers BSc study programmes in Informatics (in Romanian and in English) and Applied Informatics (in Romanian), MSc study programmes in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing (in Romanian and in English), Software Engineering (in Romanian) and Applied Informatics in Science, Technology and Economics (in Romanian), PhD programmes in Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Reasoning and Theoretical Computer Science which are also the main research directions of the department members (for details see http://research.info.uvt.ro). The Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing Masters Programme taught in English aims to offer competences in designing intelligent systems with application in various scientific and technical fields and in using the most recent technologies in high performance computing and distributed computing. It is a two years programme organized in three semesters devoted to teaching and a fourth one focused on research activities and the MSc thesis preparation. The students have the opportunity to use the infrastructure of the High Performance Computing Lab (http://hpc.uvt.ro), participate to international research projects and to industrial projects conducted in collaboration with IT companies. Main course titles Distributed Systems Parallel Computing Systolic Algorithms Workflow Technologies Multi-agent systems Operational Research and Optimization Data Mining Term rewriting Metaheuristic Algorithms Advanced Logical and Functional Programming Distributed Methods and Technologies based on XML Automated Theorem Proving Data Structures and Algorithms in Parallel Computing Potential labour market positions following graduation The graduates can target positions in IT industry as distributed systems engineer, high performance computing software engineer, cloud platform developer, data scientist/engineer, machine learning engineer, analytics engineer. They can also choose a PhD path oriented toward cloud computing and/or machine learning, fields which are currently in high demand of specialists. The students interested in research can be involved in the projects conducted at the e-Austria Research Institute (http://www.ieat.ro) The HPC lab from the West University of Timisoara includes one of the most performant computing infrastructure in Romania. [-]

Master in Information Systems

University of Liechtenstein
Campus 4 - 10 semesters Liechtenstein

Do you want to pursue a career at the interface between business and IT? Do you want to engineer excellent business processes? Do you want to create IT-enabled innovations? [+]

Do you want to: pursue a career at the interface between IT and business? develop and implement digital strategies and innovations? become a business process expert? become a data scientist? Join the Master’s degree programme in Information Systems with majors in Business Process Management and Data Science at the University of Liechtenstein! The Master’s programme in Information Systems is a unique programme that gets you ready for the digital world: majors in Business Process Management and Data Science strong focus on digital innovation highly relevant IT-related and business-related topics strong integration of theory and practice attractive tuition fees preparation for PhD programme programme entirely taught in English excellent student-faculty ratio After gaining their Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc IS) our students have excellent career opportunities. Typically, they start working for international IT & management consultancies or industry and service companies (e.g., in financial services, telecommunications, logistics, manufacturing, or public administration). Admission requirements The following minimum prerequisites must be fulfilled prior to admission: - Completion of a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems, Business Administration, Economics, Computer Science as well as both Natural or Engineering Sciences with at least 180 ECTS credits. - Performance above average in your former study programme. Applicants are evaluated based on their individual profile. - English language proficiency on level B2, provided that English is not the native language. - Basic knowledge in research methods. Application deadline - EU/EEA and Swiss citizens: June, 30th - Other citizens: March, 31st Intakes for the summer semester are possible (course start in February) - EU/EEA and Swiss citizens: November, 30th - Other citizens: September, 30th Tuition fees CHF 850.- per semester Study and career Study and career are compatible. Depending on your workload the study duration can be extended. Student Research Fellowship - Your Funding Opportunity The Hilti Chair of Business Process Management offers highly motivated full-time degree and Erasmus students the opportunity to get involved in the department's research activities alongside their studies. In order to be accepted onto this unique research scheme, students must have demonstrated outstanding academic performance during their previous studies. The selection process is highly competitive with only a few places available each academic year. Early applications are recommended. Further information: www.uni.li/student-research-fellowship [-]

Master In Process Management (sap)

Grupo IOE
Online Part time September 2017 Colombia Bogotá Mexico Mexico City Peru Lima Spain Barcelona Brazil São Paulo Madrid Murcia Valencia + 10 more

The name comes from SAP Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. This system includes many fully integrated modules. The information is shared, both between modules and between all areas. [+]

Best Part time Masters in IT 2017. The name of SAP comes from: Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. This system includes many fully integrated modules. The information is shared, both between modules and between all areas. SAP It establishes and integrates the production system of companies and has a number of modules that constitute a ideal tools to meet the needs of business management around: Finance. Management control. Human Resources. Sales and distribution. logistics Production planning OBJECTIVES: Mastering SAP FI focused on the needs of your company. General working knowledge of the application and the various tools it contains. Specific development of the various business matters that facilitates the use of the application. Programming in ABAP In order to guarantee the quality of this program, Places are limited to 20 students. Remember that your company can provide aid for job training to do so. Consult us without obligation. [-]