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Data Analytics - Big Data Analytics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Lakeland, FL, United States
The B.S. in Data Analytics program has been designed to train outstanding future data scientists. The demand for such graduates and the opportunity for them to play key roles in 21st-century industry and innovation are outstanding.
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The field of data analytics involves the most cutting-edge sectors within information technology. Data analytics extends to multiple areas, including aerospace, automotive, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, nanotechnology, nuclear physics, photonics, robotics, semiconductors, and telecommunications.

Big Data Analytics 

Students will develop the necessary skills to manage and analyze the huge quantities of data at the heart of current industry transformation. Students will familiarize themselves with various software tools and distributed software platforms that are needed in the big data analytics profession. Topics on data mining, text mining and machine learning will be covered to provide students with a good understanding of the different elements in big data analytics. McKinsey & Co. indicates that machine learning has received between $5 and $7 billion in investment in 2016, the most across all technology categories. Graduates will be well-placed to profit from this rapid growth in the field.

After completion of the B.S in Data Analytics, students will be able to:

  • have an in-depth knowledge of fundamental data science concepts
  • analyze a given data science problem and be able to formulate a correct solution in terms of the datasets needed, the learning techniques required and the software technologies to be utilized
  • turn data into actionable insights by using advanced analytics, visualization, reporting and machine learning
  • understand relevant statistical concepts and know how to apply these to data science problems in practice
  • apply emerging artificial intelligence technologies to applicable problems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics for Smart City & Transportation
  • Complex Issues in Data Analytics and Text Mining
  • Complex Modeling, Forecasting Techniques and Web Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Applied Information
  • Advanced Topics 2: Data Center Design & Large Data Sets

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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Test Score Requirements - FLORIDA POLY requires freshman applicants to submit official results of at least one college entrance exam (SAT or ACT)
  • Average Grade Point Average: 3.9 weighted, including any additional credit from: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced International Certificate of Education or, Honor courses completed in high school
  • Complete the International Admission application. ($30, non-refundable fee)
  • Complete the I-20 Application Form
  • Provide a copy of your passport
  • Provide proof of available funds to cover the cost of the first year of study (including miscellaneous expenses)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lakeland

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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