Master's Degree in Big Data in Queensland in Australia

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Big Data

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.

Big data deals with the quantity, nature, context, consistency and quality of large data sets. A firm grasp of mathematics and computer science is required for this field of study. Results in big data have been used in the military, public finance sector, education and more.

 

Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.

Queensland is a home to many Australia universities. The largest and top ranked universities in the world such as The University of Queensland and James Cook University operates in this area.

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Master in Data Science

The University of Queensland
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Saint Lucia Brisbane Gatton + 2 more

The Data Science program at The University of Queensland will be the first in Australia to offer an advanced level of computing, statistics, mathematics and business knowledge applied in industry, government, social and scientific contexts and balanced with essential attributes relevant to data science including the ethical use of data, legal considerations for data science, business communication, hands-on experience with relevant big data tools and technologies, and creative and disruptive thinking applied to complex problems. [+]

Masters in Big Data in Queensland in Australia. Why study the Master of Data Science There is a significant and ongoing growth in the demand for Data Scientists globally. Data Science is an exciting new area of study that is applicable in a large number of industry sectors such as health, energy, finance, manufacturing, as well as in government. The Data Science program at The University of Queensland will be the first in Australia to offer an advanced level of computing, statistics, mathematics and business knowledge applied in industry, government, social and scientific contexts and balanced with essential attributes relevant to data science including the ethical use of data, legal considerations for data science, business communication, hands-on experience with relevant big data tools and technologies, and creative and disruptive thinking applied to complex problems. Graduates from this program will be well-equipped to tackle complex data science challenges and play a leading role in the future development of data science solutions globally. Please note that the English Language Proficiency requirement for this program is currently being reviewed. Entry requirements Prerequisites The program will be available to students with at least a 3-year undergraduate degree with a major in computer science, IT, statistics, mathematics, engineering, or a program with substantial quantitative competencies sufficient to allow timely completion of the program. Completion of Queensland Year 12 or equivalent Mathematics B is also required. Applicants are encouraged to provide a CV which details any experience working with data. Inclusion of a statement of interest... [-]