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Transform big data into business insights and solutions

MicroMasters® Program in
Big Data

What you will learn

  • How to design algorithms
  • Understand fundamental programming concepts including data abstraction, storage and structures
  • Understand computational thinking which includes decomposition, pattern recognition and abstraction
  • Data-driven problem and algorithm design for big data
  • Interpretation of data representation and analysis
  • Understand key mathematical concepts, including dimension reduction and Bayesian models
  • How to use analytical tools such as R and Java
Expert instruction
5 graduate-level courses
Progress at your own speed
1 year
7 - 9 hours per week
Discounted price: $985.50
Pre-discounted price: $1,095USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. AdelaideX's Big Data MicroMasters® Program

Meet your instructors
from University of Adelaide (AdelaideX)

Aneta Neumann
Katrina Falkner
​Claudia Szabo
Nick Falkner
David Suter
Lewis Mitchell
Simon Tuke
Frank Neumann
Gary Glonek
Lingqiao Liu
Gavin Meredith
Ian Knight
Markus Wagner
Wanru (Kelly) Gao
Vahid Roostapour

Experts from AdelaideX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

The chief economist of Google, Hal Varian, predicted in 2009 that the sexiest job over the next decade would be data scientists. We believe this prediction has come true. Not only has the amount of data captured continued to increase exponentially, so too has the reliance on the analysis of this data by large businesses to optimise their operations. At present the demand for talented data scientists is greater than the supply, and this demand is growing very quickly. The University of Adelaide's Big Data MicroMasters program plans to help meet this growing demand by enabling students to build deep skills and expertise in working with data.

Matt Kuperholz , Chief Data Scientist, PwC

Tech Mahindra is guaranteeing interviews at its India locations for edX learners who successfully complete this MicroMasters program and meet other hiring criteria. Today’s disruptive business landscape demands for our talents to be future ready and it is our prime responsibility that the right tools and innovative pathways are facilitated for them... We are excited to work together with edX because careers will be facilitated with a blended learning environment, as well as this gives us the opportunity to bring in new ideas to the table and enhance our customer’s experiences.

CP Gumanii , CEO, Tech Mahindra

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Discounted price: $985.50
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