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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
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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. -
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Arden Study Centre, Berlin
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Big Data is going to be worth $102bn by 2019 according to IDC research which means organisations will need skilled analysts to maximise the opportunities it has to offer. This ... +

Big Data is going to be worth $102bn by 2019 according to IDC research which means organisations will need skilled analysts to maximise the opportunities it has to offer. This course will give you the skills you need to benefit from the opportunities big data offers. Gaining this essential knowledge will allow you to apply data handling methods to inform your business decisions and ensure your firm’s information systems are aligned with business goals and strategies. You’ll study in Germany, the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. -
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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. -
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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. -
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ESSCA School of Management
Paris, France

Moulding Analytic Professionals for Competitive Business Environments. Become a high-level manager who can support senior level decision-making processes, imagine tomorrow’s s ... +

Moulding Analytic Professionals for Competitive Business Environments. Become a high-level manager who can support senior level decision-making processes, imagine tomorrow’s services, and anticipate new business needs. -
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12 - 16 months
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Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Berlin, Germany

The 18-month MSc in Data Analytics is a new postgraduate programme in the field of data analytics at the Berlin Campus of BSBI. The course will provide students with key knowl ... +

The 18-month MSc in Data Analytics is a new postgraduate programme in the field of data analytics at the Berlin Campus of BSBI. The course will provide students with key knowledge to work in data analytics but also provide them with the skills and confidence required to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. The demand for data analytics experts has increased significantly over the last few years as companies become more dependent on data science for business understanding, data understanding, data preparation, modelling, evaluation, and deployment. This means there is ample opportunity for students to find a rewarding position within the field of data analytics. -
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Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Develop skills in big data technologies, analytics and industry-standard software to work at the forefront of this rapidly expanding industry.

Develop skills in big data technologies, analytics and industry-standard software to work at the forefront of this rapidly expanding industry. -
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University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Further your computer science career with a specialist postgraduate degree in big data analytics. This online master’s programme has been designed to equip students with exper ... +

Further your computer science career with a specialist postgraduate degree in big data analytics. This online master’s programme has been designed to equip students with expertise in an area of computing that has seen recent and rapid growth, and in which there is expected to be a significant skills shortage. -
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University of Stirling
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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. -
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ESCP Business School
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This MSc in Big Data and Business Analytics trains you to be an expert in Business Analytics. Its primary aim is to provide an understanding of the significance of data in tod ... +

This MSc in Big Data and Business Analytics trains you to be an expert in Business Analytics. Its primary aim is to provide an understanding of the significance of data in today’s business world. The specialisation features an interdisciplinary curriculum that helps students build the in-demand technical, analytical and communications skills needed to manage large data sets and drive organisational change. -
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King Stage
London, United Kingdom

Data science is a fast-growing sector within the workplace successfully adding value to businesses by using statistics and clear understanding to make better decisions. A grow ... +

Data science is a fast-growing sector within the workplace successfully adding value to businesses by using statistics and clear understanding to make better decisions. A growing number of companies are now hiring data scientists within their information technology department, to analyse data and produce better results for their organisations. -
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The University of Findlay
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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. -
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Wrexham Glyndwr University
Wrexham, United Kingdom

As data is being used increasingly to personalise, aggregate, and measure our everyday experiences, there is also a growing need for those who can develop such systems in a re ... +

As data is being used increasingly to personalise, aggregate, and measure our everyday experiences, there is also a growing need for those who can develop such systems in a responsible and ethical manner. By studying this Master’s Programme, you will be perfectly positioned to meet this demand. -
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Research Master Business Data Science is a multidisciplinary research program with a central focus on the performance of academic research. The English-taught Research Mas ... +

The Research Master Business Data Science is a multidisciplinary research program with a central focus on the performance of academic research. The English-taught Research Master Business Data Science prepares talented and motivated students to enter high-quality Ph.D. programs in Business. It is a joint initiative of the Erasmus School of Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam, and the School of Business and Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. This program is looking for students with strong analytical and quantitative skills. -
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SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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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. -
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