This MSc and Diploma programme at National University of Ireland, Galway will provide graduates of Computing or related degrees with the deep technical knowledge and analytical skills to succeed in this growth area.
This is an advanced MSc programme that provides graduates of Computer Science and closely related areas with in-depth knowledge and skills in the emerging growth area of Data Analytics. It includes topics such as large-scale data analytics, advanced data-mining and machine learning, applied regression modelling, information retrieval techniques, natural language processing, data visualisation, Web mining, Linked-Data analytics, simulation and modelling, digital image processing.
The course provides several foundational modules in topics such as probability and statistics and programming techniques for data analytics. Students on the programme further deepen their knowledge of data analytics and science by working on a project either in conjunction with a research group or with an industry partner.
Data analytics skills are required in every industry. Graduates will be excellently qualified to pursue exciting careers in national and multinational industries in a wide range of areas. Our graduates currently work for companies as diverse as IBM, SAP, Cisco, Avaya, Google, Fujitsu, Accenture, Paddypower.com, Merck Pharmaceuticals as well as many specialised companies and startups.
- The development of innovative new services and products based on data analytics
- The development of new types of data analysis services and solutions
- The creation of leading-edge start-ups that provide analytics solutions and products.
- PhD-level research in NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland, or abroad
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include
- Engineering Statistics
- Discrete Mathematics
- Machine Learning & Data Mining
- Linked Data
- Digital Signal Processing
- Mathematical Molecular Biology
- Systems Modelling and Simulation
- Modern Information Management
- Applied Regression Models
- Tools and Techniques for Large Scale Data Analytics
- Programming for Data Analytics
- Data Analytics Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 16 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in Ireland
This MSc is targeted at high- performing graduates of level 8 computer science programmes or level 8 science or engineering programmes that offer sufficient training in computing. Eligibility will be determined by the programme director. The minimum requirement for entry to the full-time and part- time programme is normally a 2.1 degree. Additionally, part-time applicants should have 3+ years of relevant industry experience and availability to attend lectures in NUI Galway.
International17750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7215 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7215 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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