Masters Programs in Big Data

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Big Data

Master’s degrees are academic certifications given to students who complete a graduate-level degree program. Once you have your master’s degree, you can pursue a PhD or start your career.

What is a Master in Big Data? Every day, mass quantities of data are generated all over the world, and it is the responsibility of skilled analysts to parse through this data, locating valuable information and disregarding meaningless junk. A degree program in big data helps you master the skills needed to become an analyst and teaches you the foundations of data analysis. Some of the core courses of the program include mathematics, data design, project management, and predictive analytics. During your studies, you also learn how to navigate and understand a variety of data-mining technologies.

Numerous industries, from government to retail, use data analytics to make better business decisions. The master’s degree program teaches you how to operate in each one of these industries. Such a capability helps you stand out from your competition when applying for a position.

Depending on the school and country, a master’s degree takes approximately one to two years to acquire. Tuition and fees also vary, but you can contact your college to determine the exact cost of enrollment.

Data analytics are of crucial importance to a range of industries. Once you have your degree, you are qualified to work in communications, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, government, and an assortment of other fields. A master’s degree in big data also prepares you for a position in management, public policy, and technology. While many graduates choose to become data analysts, others elect to become business analysts, data architects, systems analysts, and business intelligence developers. Big data is a valuable resource to employers, and an educational background in the subject stands out favorably on a resume.

Schools throughout the world offer master’s degree programs in big data, and online courses are also an option. 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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Masters in Business Analytics

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA San Francisco United Kingdom London Cambridge United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Boston + 9 more

As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Analytics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. [+]

This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students have completed One-year MBA or Masters of International Business. It will be available as a full-time one-year program in San Francisco for the September 2018 start term. Learn how to translate big data and analysis into action—and qualify for a 3-year O.P.T. working visa in the U.S. As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Analytics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action.

Locations

Start your Master of Business Analytics in San Francisco, then choose to take electives at any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation.... [-]


Big Data Analysis

Kozminski University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

The Big Data Analysis Specialization on the Master in Finance and Accounting studies is a two-year program conducted in English, which is held in collaboration with industry experts from global companies. [+]

The Big Data Analysis Specialization is a two-year program conducted in English, which is held in collaboration with industry experts from global companies. The studies simultaneously prepare students to work in big data in the finance field. Aside from extensive finance knowledge, practical technical skills will be taught, such as identifying, collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and transforming data, in order to face big data challenges in the financial world. Furthermore, new trends in both areas will be presented, from venture capital to cloud computing.

The attained expertise will allow graduates to handle business processes from data capture over to processing and visualization, enabling them to participate in the decision-making process whether from a strategic or financing standing point by applying their problem-solving abilities and outside the box thinking. As a result, they will have the widest career opportunities in all areas In 2018 Kozminski University was ranked 17th in the world in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking published by "Financial Times". It is the only university ranked from Central and Eastern Europe. The Big Data Analysis program is a specialization on the Master in Finance and Accounting Program. The Master’s Program in Finance and Accounting has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. Kozminski University is... [-]

International Master in Project Management & Data Science

HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Berlin

In the world's corporate environment it is highly important to be familiar with the international context and have a better understanding of it. The Master’s degree program in Project Management and Data Science at HTW Berlin will help you to successfully manage and supervise projects in the international environment as well as facilitate, process and interpret extensive datasets and carry out analyses across different disciplines. [+]

Innovation and Diversity

HTW Berlin, the largest University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, is defined by its future-oriented range of programs and courses, consistently covering areas of current interest as well as those with a longer-term appeal.

Many firms have identified the lack in project handling and business analytics skills. They invest billions of dollars in training for employees in the areas of Project Management and Data Analytics. With quintillion bytes of data being generated every day, qualified managers are required who can appropriately assess this data and use it for managing projects in an industry and company-specific way. The combination of Project Management and Data Science studies, therefore, represents a comprehensive and in-demand academic qualification. It opens up a diverse range of commercial, creative and organizational opportunities and career paths.... [-]


Master in Big Data Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months March 2019 Italy Rome

The Master aim to teach students how to work effectively with a heterogeneous, real-world data, and to create value from it. [+]

The Master in Big Data Management program prepares students to work effectively with complex, real-world data and to create value from it.

Big Data Management focuses on improving the understanding of customer patterns to increase business and improve profitability. Working in big data management requires a hybrid set of competencies: computer expertise with a good knowledge of advanced statistical techniques, a thorough understanding of the business world and excellent communication skills. Finding this set of competencies in a single person is rare. They need to be developed with the right mix of classroom and field learning.

OBJECTIVES

The Master in Big Data Management curriculum is designed to prepare students to create analytical models and interpret them from a business-oriented perspective. It prepares young professionals to pursue a career as a data scientist or business analyst for companies including large industrials, consulting firms and marketing specialists.... [-]


Master in Digital Technologies, Networks, and Big Data

Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Irkutsk

The program is aimed at skill training in development and exploitation of information systems and technologies. It offers to explore specialized fields of study such as computer science, networks, big data, and cloud technologies. [+]

Program Overview

The program is aimed at skill training in development and exploitation of information systems and technologies. It offers to explore specialized fields of study such as computer science, networks, big data, and cloud technologies.

The program mission is to train specialists in big data, building a foundation in new IT and big data technologies influence on the activity of big enterprises providing a possibility of raising management efficiency due to new technologies.

This peculiar program is aimed at business needs in a new technology. It considers a company or government body as a system with developed information infrastructure providing automated solutions to management tasks. This aspect comprises three categories of management functions, where implementation of big data technologies will facilitate generation of new characteristics of the activities in making decisions, projection, and control. The program approach “from tasks to technology” builds competencies important for specialists in order to accelerate IT implementation in practice as well as to make the technology and existing tools highly marketable.... [-]


Master in Data Analytics

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Portugal Porto + 1 more

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from the normal business activity that is continuously accumulated by transactional information systems. [+]

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from the normal business activity that is continuously accumulated by transactional information systems.

Efficient and effective processing of such data for actionable knowledge might result in better performance of the organization by exploring mainly data analysis techniques. These include various statistical and data mining (data exploration) techniques, specifically targeted for the extraction of actionable knowledge from large volumes of existing data.... [-]


Master in Big Data Analytics

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Novosibirsk

The innovative project-oriented training in Data Science led by the minds that envision and hands that shape the future of Big Data World. Your diploma will read Master of Science. Only because our "Wizard" degree is not yet official. [+]

The innovative project-oriented training in Data Science led by the minds that envision and hands that shape the future of Big Data World. Your diploma will read Master of Science. Only because our "Wizard" degree is not yet official.

Program goal

True Data Scientist solves the problem by combining the hardcore science and breakthrough data mining technologies with the inexplicable art of human understanding. As a student you will take part in real projects, working with the team through all the project stages to acquire deep knowledge and master your skills in analyzing the core problems of your customer, planning and managing project resources, engineering software, collecting and processing all sorts of data, and discovering the precious insights that put the whole data puzzle together.... [-]


Master in Digital Humanities

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

Our programme trains specialists capable of employing the latest tools when working with digital data, and applying these tools in the humanities. With these skills, such specialists can preserve cultural heritage in digital form. [+]

In a world of Big Data and total digitization, the humanities cannot remain as they were 100, 50, or even 10 years ago. Linguistics, philology, history, and art criticism are now going through a “digital turn”. Thanks to the development of technologies, new objects of research are appearing in the form of vast text collections, historical databases, digital archives, and online museums.

These objects contain a wealth of information about the language, culture, and society. However, they cannot be adequately studied with the methods traditionally used in the humanities. This “digital turn” requires new research competencies.

Our programme trains specialists capable of employing the latest tools when working with digital data, and applying these tools in the humanities. With these skills, such specialists can preserve cultural heritage in digital form.... [-]


Mastère Spécialisé® Expert in Big Analytics and Metrics

University of Technology Troyes - UTT
Campus Full time September 2019 France Troyes

Expert's objective in Big Analytics and Metrics is to design, develop and pilot innovative solutions to address the complexity of managing and analyzing these large amounts of data. It uses computer skills, mathematics, statistics, as well as human and social sciences. [+]

Masters in Big Data. BIG DATA: BOOST YOUR CAREER WITH MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS OF DIGITAL DATA! In the era of Big Data, it is essential for companies and organizations make sense of the collected volumes of data and build support for decision-making tools. The objective of theExpert Big Analytics and Metrics is to design, develop and pilot innovative solutions to resolve the complexity of managing and analyzing these large amounts of data. It uses computer skills, mathematics, statistics, as well as human and social sciences. The central position of the expert Big Data allows him tosupport the company in its technological change and consolidate the strategic positioning of the latter. In everyday life, graduates of this Master Spécialisé® Big Data can lead a team of data scientists responsible for enhancing corporate data, provide advisory mission Development processes or applications related to the exploration of large amounts of data, or accompany, as "data strategist" large groups, SMEs, government services and communities in control and governance of their data. This training Bac +6 is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE) and is intended for engineers (newly graduates or post for a few years) and business executives from all business sectors. They trust us "(...) The project was considered relevant and perfectly used in line with our Digital strategy focused on offering big data and Atos what makes an innovative full. Therefore, this diploma course is an opportunity to support our business ambitions and respond firstly to our needs with experts... [-]

International Master in Business Analytics & Big Data (BABD)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Italy Milan

Business Analytics and Big Data master program is an innovative program based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. [+]

Key Facts Start date: September 2019 Format: Full Time Duration: 12 months Tuition fee: € 16.000 Language: English Location: MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (Milan, Italy) Admission Requirements

3-year Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Science or Statistics

Course

The International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data (BABD) is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and in partnership with IBM.... [-]


Master in Big Data Solutions (MBDS)

BARCELONA TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL
Campus Full time 9 months October 2019 Spain Barcelona

The power of data is transforming every sector, that is why the Master in Big Data Solutions gives you the analytic skills that prepare you to create strategic solutions to lead this transformation. [+]

What will I learn during the Master?

The objective of the Master in Big Data Solutions is to prepare you to get a valuable vision of data, understanding the insights that will permit you to boost innovation.

You will be able to use the most innovative and advanced data and analytic technologies, while you develop skills in areas such as Data Driven Business, Infrastructure & Cloud, Data Science, Data Analytics or Data Visualization & Exploitation, among other subjects.

Barcelona Technology School ensures to all the participants a professional experience after the Master.

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Master in Big Data and Business Analytics

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Paris Germany Berlin + 2 more

The Master 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 programme 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. [+]

Objective of the Programme

The significant volume of data generated by companies today has placed it at the core of the strategic decision-making process.

The Master 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 programme 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.

This Master is supported by an extensive network of renowned academic and professional partners in Europe who make up the International Advisory Board which supports excellence in the programme. Delivered in English on the Paris and Berlin campuses, it also includes an international seminar in China.... [-]


Master in Data Science & Scientific Computing

University of Trieste
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2019 Italy Trieste + 1 more

The Master degree in Data Science and Scientific Computing (DSSC) aims to train professionals of the future: experts who are in high demand because of the digitalization of society and the evolution of Industry 4.0. [+]

The Master degree in Data Science and Scientific Computing (DSSC) aims to train professionals of the future: experts who are in high demand because of the digitalization of society and the evolution of Industry 4.0.

The Master degree is offered by the Universities of Trieste and Udine, in collaboration with SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies), ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), and of many other research institutions and companies. DSSC is an international course and is taught in English.

Students will acquire theoretical knowledge and learn how to apply it to solve practical problems, through individual exercises, group projects, seminars, and internships. Graduates could enter directly the business world or continue their studies with a Ph.D.... [-]


Master in Electronic Engineering: Electronic Technologies for Big-Data and Internet of Things

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

Electronic technologies for Big-data and Internet of things (E-BIT) is an international curriculum which imparts thorough knowledge in electronic technologies related to the development and design of electronic devices, solid-state sensors, circuits and systems employed for acquisition, reliable storage and processing of the big data generated by Internet-of-Things applications. [+]

Electronic technologies for Big-data and Internet of things (E-BIT) is an international curriculum which imparts thorough knowledge in electronic technologies related to the development and design of electronic devices, solid-state sensors, circuits and systems employed for acquisition, reliable storage and processing of the big data generated by Internet-of-Things applications. Several other challenges related to these issues, such as security, wireless sensor networks, automation systems, advanced computer architecture are addressed in elective courses.

Admission requirements

There are specific enrolment procedures for each degree programme. You can find detailed information about how to apply, tuition fees and deadlines on https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/ElectronicEngineering/how-to-enrol... [-]


Master in Internet of Things (IoT)

EURECOM
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 France Biot

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new stage in the digital revolution, fully contributing to the construction of a digital society. Several sectors of the digital society use or will use the internet of objects to improve deployment, exploitation and industrialization procedures. These include intelligent transport, smart grids, smart city, industry 4.0, and so on. The issues concerning the mastery of the technologies and processes around the internet of objects are enormous and require a very high level of expertise with cutting-edge skills in multidisciplinary areas. [+]

Description

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new stage in the digital revolution, fully contributing to the construction of a digital society. Several sectors of the digital society use or will use the internet of objects to improve deployment, exploitation and industrialization procedures. These include intelligent transport, smart grids, smart city, industry 4.0, and so on. The issues concerning the mastery of the technologies and processes around the internet of objects are enormous and require a very high level of expertise with cutting-edge skills in multidisciplinary areas.

Objectives Design tools for processing and analyzing large amounts of data from sensors; Design and develop IoT applications and services adapted to industrial needs Understand and design communication mechanisms adapted to the constraints of the sensors (energy consumption, lack of computing capacities) Acquire dual competences technical courses in advanced fields (data exploitation, software development, communication networks in constrained environments, Machine Learning, sensor security) associated with courses in Innovation, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, etc. Admission Requirements ... [-]