BEng Data Science and Big Data Technology

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Overview

Following XJTLU’s exciting and innovative Syntegrative Educational Model, this programme is an equal collaboration between the University and its industry partner, Sugon, at the School of AI and Advanced Computing in XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang).

With rapid developments in smart manufacturing, e-commerce, finance, and urban information, the fields of data, computer science, business, and finance are becoming increasingly interdependent.

Combining theories and methods from mathematics, data science, statistics, and computer science, this programme will equip you with the skills to analyse and harness large-scale data across a number of industries.

During your studies, you will explore scientific integration and reinterpretation of statistical analysis, system computing, and interdisciplinary science, providing you with a comprehensive knowledge system for the whole process of big data storage and analysis, as well as for the entire industry chain of data application.

Graduates from this unique programme will meet the needs of a wide range of employers as the educational model’s unique focus on entrepreneurship and innovation provides you with the skills and abilities to think like an entrepreneur, providing the foundation for you to go on to become one of the leaders for tomorrow’s new industries.

Why Study BEng Data Science and Big Data Technology at XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang)?

  • Be part of a unique educational experience, preparing you to work in fast paced, rapidly changing, smart technology driven industries
  • Benefit from XJTLU's strategic location in Taicang's High-Tech Development Zone with rapidly expanding technology-driven industries
  • Learn through practical application, using your knowledge and skills in solving real problems in research and industry settings
  • Benefit from mentoring and training from industry experts as part of the unique industry-themed schools partnerships with leading businesses
  • Gain valuable entrepreneur and leadership skills through studying on the unique contemporary entrepreneur modules that are part of the degree, , giving you a competitive edge in whatever career path you choose
  • 600 hours of problem-based internship experience as part of the degree programme
  • Study in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities in XJTLU's new Taicang campus (due to open in 2021)
  • Graduate with world class qualifications, including two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
Qualification XJTLU BEng Data Science and Big Data Technology University of Liverpool BEng (Hons) Data Science and Big Data Technology with Contemporary Entrepreneurialism More about qualifications

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BEng Data Science and Big Data Technology programme, you will have:

  • a solid foundation in mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • the ability to undertake big data processing using a variety of computing platforms and statistical software for the collection, management, analysis and mining of big data
  • comprehensive knowledge of entrepreneurship and leadership, project management and innovation concepts and how to apply them in a practical setting
  • high-level communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills that are transferable across a range of careers and industries.

Modules

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for both technical and managerial roles in companies and public institutions in the data-driven information technology fields in a range of sectors, including financial and insurance, manufacturing and service, health care and urban planning. This programme also provides a solid foundation for further studies or a career in research.

Fees

Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

Data science and big data technology are globally regarded as a rising discipline. This BEng programme combines Data Science and Big Data Technology knowledge and entrepreneurship & innovation training allowing you to become leading experts in the industry 4.0 era by developing a critical insight and broad knowledge and experience to solve real-world problems.

Dr Jionglong Su Programme director

How to apply

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