MSBDA

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIG DATA ANALYTICS

The Master of Science in Big Data Analytics is a new graduate program at AUI that prepares students from engineering and business backgrounds for data science careers using state-of-the-art theoretical and practical training. This program provides students with the skills necessary to develop techniques and processes for managing big data and for elaborating data-driven decisions, with the goal of producing the next generation of engineers who can extract value from data.

COURSE SCHEDULE

The program spans across 18 months with each month dedicated to one course. A course is delivered over three alternative weekends as follows:

WEEK 1: Saturday and Sunday: Class meeting-part one
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WEEK 2: Assignments and readings-no class meeting
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WEEK 3: Saturday and Sunday: Class meeting-part two
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WEEK 4: Assignments and readings-no class meeting
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WEEK 5: Saturday and Sunday: Class meeting-part three
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WEEK 6: Paper submission-no class meeting
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WHO CAN ENROLL?

Graduates of Moroccan private or public engineering schools
Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, with a minor in Computer Science
Holders of a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science.

PREREQUISITES

Database Systems
Analysis of Algorithms
Engineering Probability and Statistics or Statistics for Engineers

STRUCTURE

Core Courses

Introduction to Big Data Management and Distributed Processing
Descriptive Statistics
Data Mining
Mining of Massive Datasets
Web and Text Mining
Data Visualization
Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
Cloud Computing
Selected Topics in Data Science and Applications

Professional Project

The purpose of the final project is to develop and demonstrate professional competence through the application of learned tools.

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