Demand for data scientists is booming and will only increase. Join a top-notch Master's program focused on machine learning and AI for big data analytics. There’s no room for compromise: benefit from high-quality university education enriched with online self-education and expert tutor support.
Southern Federal University has been offering this practice-oriented and internationally acclaimed Master's program since 2015. Now with an option to earn a double degree from the University of London.
Learn more about the program here-https://www.study.sfedu.ru/data_science
Top reasons to study
Data Scientist is the #1 job of nearly every Best Job survey
This MSc is open to everyone, regardless of age and academic background – the program is multidisciplinary and trans-professional in both its content and a wide spectrum of students it generally attracts
A challenging and flexible curriculum to consciously grow your professional and soft skills
A well-blended learning experience: the “golden ratio” of traditional campus-based education, plus online courses in the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), plus expert tutor support
Pre-PhD track: by the time you graduate, augment your CV with an extensive list of publications and grants
Study abroad in Taganrog, a truly hidden gem in the South of Russia
Option for double degree: a study with Southern Federal University, graduate with the University of London
This program comprises four core modules, two compulsory modules, four optional modules, and a final project.
Four core modules:
Mathematics and Statistics for Data Science
Data Programming in Python
Big Data Analysis
Two compulsory modules:
Data Science Research Topics
Four optional modules are chosen from:
Natural Language Processing
Social Networks and Graph Analysis
R for Data Science
Financial Data Modelling
Mathematics of Financial Markets
And a final project.
A bachelor’s degree (or an acceptable equivalent) in any subject. In certain cases, you will be required to complete an online preparatory course, Foundations of Data Science (30 hours), prior to registration.
The minimum passing score for an examination taken online: 50/100 points.
English Language requirements for the double degree program
IELTS: at least 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in the written test.
TOEFL iBT: at least 92 overall, with 22+ in reading and writing and 20+ in speaking and listening;
You are not required to provide English language evidence if you have at least 18 months of education or work experience conducted in English.
During these two years, you will benefit from Southern Federal University’s network of industrial, research, and institutional partners. Upon graduation, you can expect to work for top companies in a wide and growing range of industries. If you are happy with your job, get a "second wind", an ability to develop within the profession and transform the profession for the better.
Job titles: Chief Data Officer (CDO), data science consultant, data scientist, risk/fraud data analyst, quantitative model developer, AI/ML engineer, Big Data engineer, Python/Hadoop developer.