Computing - Big Data Analytics

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Computing - Big Data Analytics
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_KDATA_M
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
Application Date We are now taking applications for the next intake in September 2020.
Applications will close on August 31th 2020 or earlier if the course is full.
Students requiring a study visa for Ireland should apply no later than May 29th 2020
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Duration 1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time
Course Fee EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €10,000.00
Entry Requirements

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Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2), or Higher Diploma in Computing (Conversion Course into Computing). Non computing applicants must have a minimum of 30 ECT credits in Computing...

Course Content

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Our Master of Science in Computing in Big Data Analytics is a one year, full-time or two year, part-time programme. It focuses on the processes involved in examining and interpreting large amounts of data of a variety of types...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Semester 1
• Business Intelligence (M)
• Mathematics for
• Analytics (M)
• Big Data Architecture
• (M)

Semester 2
• Machine Learning (E)
• Big Data Analytics (M)
• Secure Information Systems (E)
• Data Science (E)

Semester 3
• Dissertation (M)

(M) = Mandatory, (E) = Elective
Please Note: Students must choose 2 elective modules in Semester 2. Not all electives will necessarily be offered.
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Companies with Large Database Systems
• Payment Card Industry
• Financial Services

Graduate Careers
Former graduates are employed in the following capacities:
• Data Scientist
• Data Storage Manager
• Data Analyst
Further Enquiries Department Administration:
Tel: +353 (0)74 918 6306
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department
Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304
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