The program allows students to learn from BITS Pilani faculty and industry professionals. The 11-month long online program requires only 8-10 hours of weekly commitment and will be introduced in November 2017, UpGrad said.
"Big Data is increasingly finding adoption in all critical business applications. For this domain to realize its full potential, there is a need for high-quality technical talent in large numbers," said Professor Sundar (Director - Off-Campus Programmes & Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani).
Here is all you need to know about the Big Data programAdmissions have started for the first batch of students and classes begin in November 2017.
If you are new to SQL (Structured Query Language - SQL is used to communicate with a database) and database management, UpGrad is also giving prep lessons before the course that will augment your skills in these fundamental concepts of Computer Science. Prep sessions begin from 15th September, 2017 and they are completely free of cost for all enrolled students.
The program will have courses like Foundation of Big Data Systems, Platforms, Batch Processing, Big Data Analytics and more. For a full list of concepts covered in this course click here.
Upon successful completion of the program, you earn a reputed Post Graduate Certification from BITS Pilani. The program fees is Rs 2,25,000 including taxes, UpGrad said.
To be eligible, candidates should have a minimum 3 years undergraduate degree like B.Tech/B.E./B.Sc/BCA or any other degree with adequate Mathematics and Computation experience.