Program Details

Big Data and extreme computing
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Computer Science

Program Overview

Program Description:
Objective of the Programme: Big Data is located not only in high-tech laboratories and institutes. Big Data can be found near to us, e.g. in complex social networks, cloud multimedia services etc. The problems in distributed storage, transfer and processing of big amount of data are on the frontiers of modern branch of IT. High performance computing and distributed data processing, special hardware architectures and telecommunications, domain specific languages and host of other things are required to solve these problems. The graduate will be in demand in the international job market, since big data is spread in all areas of life. Language: English The courses in Big Data and Extreme Computing are taught by leading professors in computational science and HPC of ITMO University and leading international scholars This program contains extracurricular courses in English: Academic English and Scientific Writing. These courses are built including cultural study of the language aiming to prepare the students to face the English speaking community and academic environment Our students have good facilities for study, including discounts on tuition fee, ability to work at ITMO and earn extra awards, opportunity to win special scholarships and student grants The program is focused: on applicants with an applicable Bachelor's degree, fluent in English and planning a future career in high-tech international companies, both in Russia and abroad.

Additional Program Information

Department of HPC has modern classrooms and laboratories with state-of-the-art computer equipment and software Teaching staff: ITMO professors and associate professors and professors of foreign partner universities. Length of program: 2 years (4 semesters) including 1 semester at the partner University (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands) Partner Companies: There's a possibility of internship in partner companies in St. Petersburg
Financial Aid:
Students must have a bachelor's degree appropriate for the direction or equivalent degree. All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English B +
International Requirements:
Students must have a bachelor's degree appropriate for the direction or equivalent degree in accordance with the educational system of the country they represent. All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English B +

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