IIT launches MSc in Big Data Analytics
Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) has partnered with Robert
Gordon University, Scotland to offer Big Data Analytics MSc post
graduate degree program.
The MSc was announced at a International Technical Forum on Big Data
Analytics hosted by IIT at BMICH. Leading researchers and experts in the
field of data science shared key insights based on their experiences and
challenges in the field of Big Data.
The speakers were Prof. Chrisina Jayne and Dr. Nirmalie Wiratunga of
the School of Computing Science and Digital Media, Robert Gordon
University, Prof. Frans Coenen from the Department of Computer Science,
University of Liverpool and Dr. Srinath Perera, Vice President, Research
Robert Gordon University's MSc in Big Data Analytics will be offered
at IIT Campus, from September and aims to produce specialist data
scientists with training in industry relevant data acquisition, storage,
warehousing, analytics and visualization tools and techniques and a good
understanding of the needs of industry.
The course will prepare graduates in technical disciplines for a
career in the design and implementation analytics and visualization
solutions for industry Specialized job roles available for those
following the MSc in Big Data Analytics include, Data Analyst, Data
Visualization Specialist, Data Manager, Database Designer/Manager, Data
Mining Expert and Big Data Scientist.
Professor John Harper, Deputy Principal, Robert Gordon University
speaking at the Technical Forum said he was looking forward to the
partnership with IIT in the rollout of this master's program.