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The master's level of education is designed to prepare students with a thorough understanding of a certain field. Upon graduation, you should be ready to enter your career with the experience and knowledge you need. A degree in a related undergraduate major is usually required to enter a Master of Science (MSc) program. What is an MSc in Big Data? This program is a section of information technolog… Read more

The master's level of education is designed to prepare students with a thorough understanding of a certain field. Upon graduation, you should be ready to enter your career with the experience and knowledge you need. A degree in a related undergraduate major is usually required to enter a Master of Science (MSc) program.

What is an MSc in Big Data? This program is a section of information technology studies that focuses on the business and financial analysis side of IT. While big data studies usually only involve the organization and analysis of large amounts of information, programming and support skills may also be taught in programs of this type. Students may also incorporate data collection and processing into their studies while gaining work experience.

Students who choose to study big data benefit by practicing and developing their critical thinking, management, and communication skills that will be vital to their success after graduation. Earning a master’s degree also increases earning potential and career opportunities.

The fees associated with earning a Master of Science in Big Data depend on many factors. The school, program, length of study, and student status will all play roles in determining the costs. It is wise to research many programs before enrolling.

Most big data graduates enter the IT field. Because of the nature of big data, a focus is placed on the analysis of information for a competitive business advantage, which means graduates are usually best suited for management positions. With additional business knowledge, it is possible to find work in other departments, especially in project management and development. While it is less common, it is also possible to work as a typical IT professional in technical support or system management.

To begin your studies in big data, find a program that meets your specific requirements. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Jacobs University
Bremen, Germany

Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management, and data analysis. The M.Sc. program at Jacobs University o ... +

Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management, and data analysis. The M.Sc. program at Jacobs University offers a fascinating and profound insight into the methods and technologies of this rapidly growing area. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
ESSCA School of Management
Paris, France

We have designed this course to offer you best-practice skills and knowledge in both management and engineering thanks to a cross-curricular project-based learning approach. G ... +

We have designed this course to offer you best-practice skills and knowledge in both management and engineering thanks to a cross-curricular project-based learning approach. Graduates will become high-level managers able to collect and analyze multiple data sources via innovative algorithms across a variety of areas including CRM, communications, risk management, or marketing. The curriculum focuses on developing your ability to support senior managers in their decision-making processes, imagining tomorrow’s services, and anticipating new business needs. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
05 Jul 2021
Campus
 
IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Berlin, Germany

The IU online Master Data Science programme gives you all of the theoretical knowledge you need for being an expert in the field. From machine learning to big data systems, yo ... +

The IU online Master Data Science programme gives you all of the theoretical knowledge you need for being an expert in the field. From machine learning to big data systems, you’ll cover a wide range of topics that will help you push any company forward. Your dream data science job awaits you – invest in your future and reap the rewards. And you don’t even have to leave the couch for it! Students in this study programme are eligible for a dual degree from LSBU (London South Bank University) without any additional academic requirements, for an extra fee. -
MSc
Full-time
12 - 24 months
English
Online
 

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GISMA ULaw
Berlin, Germany

The MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics course is designed for those who have a numerical background and want to develop their understanding of data management and cyberse ... +

The MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics course is designed for those who have a numerical background and want to develop their understanding of data management and cybersecurity. The practical programme will allow participants to gain skills in applying correct statistical techniques for decision making and more importantly, communicate findings in a non-technical way that is easier to understand. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Toulouse Business School
Toulouse, France

The MSc in Big Data, Marketing & Management at Toulouse Business School, aims at providing a solid multi-disciplinary training to help equip students with the necessary sk ... +

The MSc in Big Data, Marketing & Management at Toulouse Business School, aims at providing a solid multi-disciplinary training to help equip students with the necessary skill sets to solve today's marketing problems and become an essential part of their future companies' decision-making process. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
30 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

The modern workplace relies heavily on data, and people with the skills to handle and interpret business data are in high demand. Arden University’s online MSc Data Analytics ... +

The modern workplace relies heavily on data, and people with the skills to handle and interpret business data are in high demand. Arden University’s online MSc Data Analytics & Finance dual degree programme combines the study of data analytics and finance to give you sound, applicable skills in management accounting and strategic financial decision-making. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Big data is increasingly important in today’s commercial landscape. As a data scientist specialising in big data, you’ll help companies make sense of large amounts of structur ... +

Big data is increasingly important in today’s commercial landscape. As a data scientist specialising in big data, you’ll help companies make sense of large amounts of structured and unstructured data, providing rapid insights that enable them to make better, quicker decisions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
The University of Findlay
Findlay, USA

The University of Findlay's Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics focuses on advanced coursework in leadership and technology, specifically big data and cybersec ... +

The University of Findlay's Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics focuses on advanced coursework in leadership and technology, specifically big data and cybersecurity, and can be completed within two years. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Unicaf - University of East London
London, United Kingdom

Graduates of the programme are expected to have a comprehensive and critical understanding of all concepts and activities for large-scale data analytics and to demonstrate exp ... +

Graduates of the programme are expected to have a comprehensive and critical understanding of all concepts and activities for large-scale data analytics and to demonstrate expertise in Big Data Analytics and research applications, projects, and Machine Learning Techniques for extracting big insights and unique knowledge from Big Data stores. The programme aims to develop a critical understanding of complex computing application areas. Graduates are expected to be able to apply their skills in advanced topics, such as cloud computing and security aspects. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Online
 
RIT Croatia
Zagreb, Croatia

Earn an American Master of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technologies from one of the largest private American universities, Rochester Institute of Technology, at ... +

Earn an American Master of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technologies from one of the largest private American universities, Rochester Institute of Technology, at RIT Croatia's Zagreb campus. -
MSc
Part-time
18 months
English
Oct 2021
15 Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Washington, USA

Administered jointly through the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering, the Master of Science in Data Analytics ... +

Administered jointly through the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering, the Master of Science in Data Analytics aims to address the growing demand for professionals skilled in big data and data analytics in government, industry and research organizations. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Wrocław, Poland

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of these areas of physics, computer science, and mathematics which are useful for modeling and solving problems related to the analysis of ... +

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of these areas of physics, computer science, and mathematics which are useful for modeling and solving problems related to the analysis of large information resources. The graduate knows the most important directions of research in the field of analytics of large data sets (Big Data Analytics), complex systems theory, and statistical physics. -
MSc
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Feb 2022
30 Nov 2021
Campus
 
San Diego State University
San Diego, USA

The SDSU Big Data Analytics (BDA) Program is a transdisciplinary program across technology, business, engineering, science, and social science domains leading to a Master of S ... +

The SDSU Big Data Analytics (BDA) Program is a transdisciplinary program across technology, business, engineering, science, and social science domains leading to a Master of Science Degree in Big Data Analytics at San Diego State University. The two-year program is operated in a collaborative and active transdisciplinary educational environment for students and professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in the fast-growing fields of data science and data analytics. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany +1 More

Our program M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence and M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security aim to train a new generation of inform ... +

Our program M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence and M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security aim to train a new generation of information security and data analysis specialists who not only have in-depth IT skills but also know how to design and implement security systems and measures in different business environments. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
01 Oct 2021
Campus
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

You will be trained in adventurous and exciting computational science, working on real-world challenges that will transform society and the economy.

You will be trained in adventurous and exciting computational science, working on real-world challenges that will transform society and the economy. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 

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