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 Application Deadline - 14 September.
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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)
• Performance Engineering (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 Further Information
Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department
Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304
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