Master's Degree in Big Data in Turku in Finland

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A student who does well in advanced mathematics and computer science may choose to study big data. This field deals with large data sets that must be analyzed as a unit instead of as individual points. There are applications for both the public and private sectors.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

With a history that goes back to the 13th century, Turku city is located at the mouth of the Aura River in the southwest coast of Finland. It has a population of over 100,000 inhabitants. This city has several polytechnics and 4 university campuses.

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Master's Programme in Information Technology

Åbo Akademi
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Turku

The programme gives you a broad education covering several different fields within computer science and computer engineering. [+]

Masters in Big Data in Turku in Finland. Degree awarded: Master of Science (Technology) or Master of Science Annual intake: 30 Contact: Website: Facebook: The programme gives you a broad education covering several different fields within computer science and computer engineering. You will obtain the necessary knowledge and experience which is needed in different types of careers within the software industry (for example supercomputing, e-health, IT security, formal methods, embedded systems and software engineering), in the biotechnology industry (for example, bioinformatics, computer modeling), in the data analysis industry (for example, machine learning, customer segmentation, data-driven business). Admission to the master's programme in Information Technology gives you the right to take the Master of Science degree in Computer Science or the Master of Science (Technology) degree in Computer Engineering. In Computer Engineering you can either focus on Software Engineering or Embedded Computing. Students applying to the Master's Programme in Information Technology will be able to rank the three available tracks (Computer Science, Embedded Computing and Software Engineering) in order of preference in the application form.The second and the third preference can be optionally added. In the admission decision, the student will be notified if s/he can be admitted to the track of first preference, or to the tracks of second or third preference. We are located in the recently renovated Agora building, where research groups and academic programmes from both Åbo Akademi University and University of Turku, meet, interact, and collaborate. The study facilities are brand-new and equipped with the latest technology. The programme is affiliated with the Turku Center for Computer Science (​​ TUCS​) graduate school, which coordinates all research and education in IT in both universities in Turku (University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University). Through TUCS, the students can take advantage of advanced-level courses offered by both universities. Admission requirements A completed university level Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or in a closely related field is required for admission. Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of how well the bachelor’s degree corresponds to the programme and on the study merits of the student. We expect the applicant to has passed courses in several of these areas: Mathematics Basic computer science courses ( e.g. algorithms and data structures, operating systems, computer networks and protocols, compiler construction) Basic courses on computer architecture, computer network or system design Programming courses (e.g. courses in C/C++ or Java programming) Applicants to the Master's degree programmes taught in English must always prove their knowledge of the English language. For more detailed information on admission requirements, please check admission requirements and application procedures. No entrance examination. Admission is granted on the basis of the application. How to apply? For more information on the application requirements and procedures, tuition fee and scholarships, please see [-]