Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science

Big Data Analytics

1 year & 2 Years  /    Level 9  /    Full-time & Part-time

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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 to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations and other useful information.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Business Intelligence Mandatory 10 4
Mathematics for Analytics Mandatory 10 4
Big Data Architecture Mandatory 10 4
2 Machine Learning Elective 10 5
Data Science Elective 10 4
Big Data Analytics Mandatory 10 4
Secure Information Systems Elective 10 4
Performance Engineering Elective 10 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Dissertation Mandatory 30 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

This course is closed for the 2019/20 academic year.
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

Fees

EU Fees: €5,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6306

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

School and Department
School of Science
Department of Computing