Master of Science Degrees in Big Data

Compare 14 Master of Science Programs in Big Data

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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 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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MSc in Data Engineering

Jacobs University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Germany Bremen

Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management, and data analysis. The MSc program at Jacobs University offers a fascinating and profound insight into the methods and technologies of this rapidly growing area. [+]

Big Data and Data Engineering

Big data has turned out to have giant potential but poses major challenges at the same time. On the one hand, big data is driving the next stage of technological innovation and scientific discovery. Accordingly, big data has been called the “gold” of the digital revolution and the information age. On the other hand, the global volume of data is growing at a pace which seems to be hard to control. In this light, it has been noted that we are “drowning in a sea of data”. Faced with these prospects and risks, the world requires a new generation of data specialists. Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management, and data analysis. Providing you with up-to-date knowledge and cutting-edge computational tools, data engineering has everything that it takes to master the era of big data.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics

The University of Findlay
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Findlay

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. [+]

Prepare for a leadership role in technology with a Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics from The University of Findlay.

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.

How will a Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics enhance your career?

This degree is designed to enhance your current IT knowledge within the areas of security and big data analytics as well as expand your business skills in accounting, finance, project management and the overall management and leadership of information and technology.... [-]


MSc in Big Data Analytics & Information Technology

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Warrensburg

Master of Science in Big Data Analytics and Information Technology (MS BDA & IT)Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. The program is fully accredited by AACSB International. [+]

Over Five Decades of Excellence!

Master of Science in Big Data Analytics and Information Technology (MS BDA & IT)Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. The program is fully accredited by AACSB International. Recent graduates of programs in our department are working in organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Boeing, Cerner, DST Systems, Edward Jones, Facebook Inc., IBM, Microsoft, Sprint, Target, Wal-Mart, Yellow Freight, H & R Block and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Master of Science in Big Data Analytics & Information Technology is a 30-hour program.

Personalized Attention

Our 19-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. You’ll learn from experienced faculty members who are nationally recognized scholars. They are dedicated to mentoring you and doing all they can to help you succeed.... [-]


MS in Data Analytics

College of Saint Elizabeth
Campus Part time 12 - 15 months September 2019 USA Morristown

The Master of Science in Data Analytics Program at CSE will prepare graduates with the knowledge and skill set necessary to become analytics and data science professionals. The program will explore the intricacies of data analytics and expose students to various topics related to data collection, manipulation, processing, analysis, and visualization. [+]

Data Analytics is an exciting area that has gained a lot of attention. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that jobs in data analytics are one of the fastest growing in the United States. According to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute, by 2018 the US is expected to have a shortfall of 140,000-190,000 people with data analysis skills. Our new M.S. program is developed to meet the need in NJ and the tri-state area.

The Master of Science in Data Analytics Program at CSE will prepare graduates with the knowledge and skill set necessary to become analytics and data science professionals. The program will explore the intricacies of data analytics and expose students to various topics related to data collection, manipulation, processing, analysis, and visualization. Along with probability theory and statistical analysis methods and computing tools, students will learn how to solve crucial data-driven problems and assist with analytics-driven decision making that are needed in the workforce as the progression of big data jobs continues to grow. Our program emphasizes not only on data analytics theories but also data analytics skills and techniques with both a mathematics and computer science focus.... [-]


Master of Science in Big Data Analytics for Business

IESEG School of Management Lille - Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Lille

Join our MSc in Big Data Analytics for Business: a one-year program completely taught in English at one of the top business schools in France on our Lille campus. [+]

The MSc in Big Data Analytics for Business is a unique program that trains business professionals in the field of (online) marketing, finance, and operations. Graduates will become decision makers with strong fundamentals in business and analytics. Students are exposed to the leading-edge fundamentals in decision-making by extracting knowledge from Big Data.

For example, these will include social media data, customer web traffic data, Bloomberg’s financial data, and inventory process logs. Students will learn to solve managerial problems by critically asking questions in the spirit of ‘What do we know?’(data-driven) rather than ‘What do we think?’ (gut feeling). Students exposure to fact-based management through the introduction of leading tools and methodologies that convert data into knowledge. Business-relevant certificates (Google Analytics and Adwords, Bloomberg) can be acquired and there is exposure to business analytics and decision-making tools (Excel, SAP Business Objects, IBM Statistics, Google Analytics). It builds on the quality of IESEG School of Management’s research teams, and participants are exposed to the impact of both academic and applied research on the industry.... [-]


MSc in Big Data, Marketing & Management

Toulouse Business School
Campus Full time 16 months October 2019 France Toulouse

The MSc in Big Data, Marketing & Management at Toulouse Business School, aims at providing a solid multi-disciplinary training to help its students equip themselves with the necessary skill sets to solve today's marketing problems and become an essential part of their future companies' decision-making process. [+]

Program overview

The MSc in Big Data, Marketing & Management at Toulouse Business School, aims at providing a solid multi-disciplinary training to help its students equip themselves with the necessary skill sets to solve today's marketing problems and become an essential part of their future companies' decision-making process.

With 2 internationally recognized certificates and through a close collaboration with more than a dozen industry leaders, startups, and associations, the program confronts students, from the very beginning of the program, with the reality and multilayered complexity of big data, data-driven marketing, and marketing analytics.

Duration: 16 months Campus: Toulouse Language: English Mode: Full-time Tuition Fees: 16 500€ Application Fees: 130€ Intake: October Deadline: 30 June Certifications Includes preparation for 2 professional certificates: SAS Visual Analytics(link is external) and Dell EMC(link is external) - Data Science Associate (EMCDSA). Admissions Academic Requirements: 4 years Bachelor degree Language requirements: English mother tongue, or Bachelor degree taught in English, or TOEFL IBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 / TOEIC 800 / FCE ... [-]

Edinburgh Napier University MSc Data Science

Stafford
Online Full time Part time 24 months Open Enrollment Qatar Qatar Online Turkey Turkey Online Ghana Ghana Online Kenya Kenya Online Uganda Uganda Online Botswana Botswana Online South Africa South Africa Online Mauritius Mauritius Online Tanzania Tanzania Online Rwanda Rwanda Online Bulgaria Bulgaria Online Romania Romania Online Serbia Serbia Online + 25 more

This master in data science will provide data scientists with the skills needed to be productive in a world of data and ‘big data’. [+]

About the Programme

Data science is defined as a systematic enterprise that builds and organises knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions. (Dhar, V., Communications of the ACM, Vol 56 No. 12, pg 64-73, http://cacm.acm.org/ magazines/2013/12/ 169933-data-science- and-prediction/abstract

This master in data science will provide data scientists with the skills needed to be productive in a world of data and ‘big data’.

Benefits

The online MSc Data Science is suitable if you are currently employed in a data-related role in your company, it could be a technical, software or business context position for which you would like to enhance your skills.... [-]


MSc in Big Data Technologies

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years United Kingdom London

This course has been designed to enhance your professional abilities, and deepen your knowledge and understanding of emerging, state-of-the-art database technologies. It will equip you with the range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling, and in designing, managing, monitoring and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centres and web-enabled database applications. [+]

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This course has been designed to enhance your professional abilities, and deepen your knowledge and understanding of emerging, state-of-the-art database technologies. It will equip you with the range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling, and in designing, managing, monitoring and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centres and web-enabled database applications.

The course combines academic study with Oracle certification training, and you will be encouraged to take the associated Oracle exams and become an Oracle Certified Associate. It is suitable for recent graduates who wish to study for a higher qualification and/or gain relevant technical and professional skills in database systems. It's also a strong course for practitioners looking to enhance their professional abilities, develop their careers, and update their technical skills, knowledge and understanding of state-of-the-art and emerging technologies.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Computational Big Data Analytics

Tampere Universities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

The programme teaches you to understand data analysis and master necessary skills, such as data cleansing, integration, modelling and prediction, and interactive exploration of data and models. You will also learn to present data analysis results to decision-makers with descriptive summaries and visualisations. [+]

Make big sense of big data

Data analysis plays a central role in the modern information society. Organisations in the public and private sectors are collecting vast data sets, and public-sector data are increasingly made open. However, if full use is to be made of these data, they must first be analysed.

The programme teaches you to understand data analysis and master necessary skills, such as data cleansing, integration, modelling and prediction, and interactive exploration of data and models. You will also learn to present data analysis results to decision-makers with descriptive summaries and visualisations.

Successful analysts need skills related to both computational and statistical topics. As an analyst, you can be employed by analysis companies in such sectors as insurance, banking, public administration and health care, or in government agencies, organisations, and research institutes in these sectors. In addition to studies in one’s own degree programme, students may take full advantage of the courses offered by the multidisciplinary Tampere higher education community. Welcome to join us!... [-]


MSc in Big Data Systems

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow South Korea Seoul + 2 more

The programme is focused on the value aspect of Big Data for large enterprises and the implementation of Big Data technology in the enterprise. The value is one of the important characteristics that distinguish the Big Data as a new phenomenon. It is directly related to the economic impact that Big Data technology provides to users. [+]

About the programme

The programme is focused on the value aspect of Big Data for large enterprises and the implementation of Big Data technology in the enterprise.

The value is one of the important characteristics that distinguish the Big Data as a new phenomenon. It is directly related to the economic impact that Big Data technology provides to users. Big Data storage in the field of financial services, telecommunications, retail and Government Administration were used to solve various business problems for many years.

Big Data technology can reduce the cost of IT infrastructure and software, reduce labour costs through more efficient methods of data integration, management, analysis and reaching a decision; increase revenue and profit by new or better ways of doing business.... [-]


MSc in Big Data Technologies

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

MSc Big Data Technologies for developers, data architects, data administrators and big data technologists. Learn data architecture, cloud computing, web technologies, SAS and IBM Watson Analytics, big data computing and the Internet of Things. [+]

Embark on a career in a leading-edge field and master the exciting and challenging world of big data!

Big data techniques are revolutionising how organisations and industries acquire and analyse data, offering valuable insights into how people live, work, play, travel, shop and exercise. These insights are valuable to marketers, researchers, designers, city planners, app developers, educators and many more.

GCU's MSc in Big Data Technologies helps students build the fundamental knowledge and practical skills for success in this fast-growing field. You'll develop competence in a range of emerging technologies: big data, cloud computing and the internet of things. You'll learn from the experts; GCU is internationally recognised for the strength of its research in these exciting subjects, driving 21st-century innovation.... [-]


MSc in Big Data Analytics: Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods

Trent University
Campus Full time 16 months Canada Peterborough

Trent is one of the first universities in Canada to work to fill the training gap for professionals in data science. You will be uniquely prepared with the tools and techniques you require to work with and analyze today’s increasingly complex data sets in all areas of the sciences, as well as the business world. This professional program can be completed in 16 months and emphasizes practical skills in visualization, data mining, cloud-based approaches and parallel programming skills. Prepare for careers including Chief Data Officer, Data Scientist, Data Solutions Architect, Business Manager and Business Analyst. [+]

Overview Delve into the rapidly growing field of data science.

Trent is one of the first universities in Canada to work to fill the training gap for professionals in data science. You will be uniquely prepared with the tools and techniques you require to work with and analyze today’s increasingly complex data sets in all areas of the sciences, as well as the business world. This professional program can be completed in 16 months and emphasizes practical skills in visualization, data mining, cloud-based approaches and parallel programming skills. Prepare for careers including Chief Data Officer, Data Scientist, Data Solutions Architect, Business Manager and Business Analyst.

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MSc in Big Data Analytics

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Part time 58 weeks August 2019 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics is designed to provide you with the skills to capitalise on the potential of big data and analytics to transform business decision-making and planning. [+]

Unlock the potential of big data to transform business decision-making and planning with this fully online MSc in Big Data Analytics. Develop specialist expertise in a sought-after field as you interact with international IT professionals across a cloud-based server platform, exploring the latest advances, including computer visualisation, distributed and replicated storage, and software-based networking. Graduate with the confidence and ability to deploy data-driven solutions for competitive advantage.

Admission

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.... [-]


Master in Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

St. John's University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA New York Italy Rome France Paris New York Mills + 4 more

Predictive analytics applies powerful statistical and data mining techniques to large data sets in order to generate useful information, identify patterns and trends, and build models to predict future events. [+]

Predictive analytics applies powerful statistical and data mining techniques to large data sets in order to generate useful information, identify patterns and trends, and build models to predict future events. Applications of these techniques are now transforming decision-making throughout business, government, healthcare, and academia. The demand for professionals knowledgeable in this area is projected to grow rapidly in the coming years.

Graduates of the MS in Data Mining and Predictive Analytics program will obtain a variety of skills required to analyze large datasets and to develop modeling solutions to support decision making. They will also develop a specialization in either marketing analytics or healthcare analytics. The specialization in healthcare analytics builds upon our division’s undergraduate healthcare informatics major which is now in its fourth year. The program aims to prepare students with the required qualifications to become "data mining analysts/engineers" or "predictive modelers".... [-]