Handling and analysing very large amounts of data is an urgent problem in many areas of science and industry and requires novel approaches and techniques. The trend towards “Big Data” is caused by a host of developments: Firstly, the creation and storage of large data sets becomes feasible and economically viable, for example due to price decreases in storage space, sensors, smart devices, social networks and many more. Secondly, technical advances for example in multi-core systems and cloud computing make it possible to examine data sets at large scale. And thirdly, such amounts of data do not only origin in the “classical” domains like business data, but now are created in many areas of life. Consider vehicles, that create sensor data and share information via intelligent networking, or consider data that is created by intelligent energy grids.
This program will propel students towards a successful career path as data scientists, data engineers and business consultants in our highly competitive corporate world. Upon completion of the study program some of the related career paths for students are:
- Research Scientist in Data Analytics
- Data Scientist
- Big Data Engineer
- Machine Learning Scientist
- Business Intelligence Analyst
The course is available in the following countries: