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High Performance Computing and Big Data Analytics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Programme objectives:

  • Acquisition of theoretical knowledge in complex systems modelling based on mathematical concepts and methods, and on programming concepts and techniques.
  • Acquisition of applicative and practical knowledge. in programming and usage on/of computation systems, especially those of high performance, which are necessary for solving real life problems and for simulating complex problem solutions.
  • Acquisition of theoretical, applicative knowledge in exploitation (data-analysis, knowledge-discovering) and visualization of „big data” for computation problems, statistical interpretations, decision processes, or for scientific instruments.
  • Acquisition of theoretical, applicative and practical knowledge in applicative scientific domains where high performance systems are used.
  • Acquisition of theoretical, applicative and practical knowledge in analysis and improvement of software processes.
  • Acquisition of theoretical, applicative and practical knowledge in professional modelling for team work as well as interdisciplinary approaches to research and development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming Paradigms
  • Parallel and Distributed Operating Systems
  • Formal Modelling of Concurrency
  • Advanced Methods in Data Analysis
  • Functional parallel programming for big data analytics
  • Models in parallel programming
  • General Purpose GPU Programming
  • Workflow Systems
  • Resource-aware computing
  • Data Mining
  • Grid, Cluster and Cloud Computing
  • Knowledge Discovery in Wide Area Networks

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • High-school graduation diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree diploma
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate (if the applicant's last name changed subsequent to marriage)
  • Transcript of Records for university studies at graduate level
  • Medical certificate
  • Passport copy
  • Four passport-size photographs
  • Application form
Graduate student recruitment is achieved by competition. The overall three/four-year undergraduate average grade and a personal portfolio, for candidates with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Mathematics or Economical Computer Science and respectively the grade of a written test and a personal portfolio, for candidates outside the above mentioned areas.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    634 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • EU/EEA : 3.000RON year
  • Citizens coming from states that are not member of the European Union,  as well as of the Swiss Confederation tuition: 300 Euro/ month

Living costs for Cluj-Napoca

  • 1840 - 2870 RON/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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