Big Data is recognized as one of the most important areas of future technology and is becoming the focus of many industries since it can provide high value to companies. The program will make students aware of Big Data analytics capabilities and potential benefits and enable elaboration of more effective data-driven analytics strategies.
Academic Entry Requirements:
Bachelor Degree or equivalent degree and qualification.
English Language Requirements: English as a native language / Proof of the English language proficiency: certificate TOEFL (paper-based 500 and higher; internet-based 55 and higher) or IELTS (5.5 and higher), First Certificate in English (FCE) / TPU Entrance Test
All applicants are selected based on the results of TPU Entrance Examination. Additional selection criteria: GPA in Bachelor’s Degree Program; relative merits and abilities of the applicant proved by certificates.
This program provides in-depth coverage of topics in Big Data from data generation, storage, management, and transfer to analytics, with focus on the state-of-the-art technologies, tools, architectures, and systems that constitute big-data computing solutions in high-performance networks. Real-life Big Data applications in various domains (particularly in science) are introduced as use cases to illustrate the development, deployment, and testing of a wide spectrum of emerging Big Data solutions.
- Data Analysis Methods
- Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing
- Large Scale Data Bases
- Big Data Programming Tools
- Big Data Analytics
- Web Data Mining
Manipulation, storage, and analysis of large-scale data; large-scale distributed filesystems like HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System); large-scale databases including SQL and NoSQL; MapReduce algorithm design. Python and parallel programming. Big Data Visualization. Working with Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing.
Competencies and skills:
Mathematics and technical knowledge and skills in the exploration, modeling, analysis, and use of the latest Big Data tools and techniques.
Management skills in Big Data systems implementation and Big Data services.
Research skills in analytics and optimization, focusing on predictive modeling, data mining, business analysis, marketing analytics and others.
Career fields and types of organizations: science, business.
Positions: Big Data analyst, Big Data programmer.
Internships: CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), SAS Institute.
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Last updated June 19, 2018