M.Sc programme at St Aloysius College in collaboration with TCS

01:38 AM Apr 05, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Mangalore: St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore has launched a new course in M.Sc Big Data Analytics in collaboration and Support of Tata Consultancy Services from the Academic year 2019. The School of Information Technology at the AIMIT campus of St Aloysius College will host this programme at the specialized Big Data Labs. The country’s No.1 IT & IT Services Company TCS has partnered with St Aloysius College in Designing the Curriculum; it will train the faculty of the School of IT through its innovative 'Train the Trainer Programme'. “TCS has a legacy in innovating various solutions to the problems from banking, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and analytics linked to these fields. The rich experience of TCS in these fields will certainly add value to the faculty and students engaged with this course; moreover the Academia Interface programme with TCS will also help understand the Tata's values and critical thinking applied in solving problems beyond Technology” says Fr Denzil Lobo SJ Director of Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology. During these two years programme, the candidate will be exposed to the applied statistics, mathematics, information technology and various big data technology concepts. Their course includes theoretical instructions from the faculty, practical learning, experiential learning through case studies, research projects related to data science and its application and industry internship. The institute also gives more stress on students to take up the Massive Open Online courses (MOOCS) from Swayam, edx, Coursera, as a part of the self-study component. During the course, students have to take up the projects from health, travel, hospitality, insurance, banking, manufacturing, import & exports data, bioinformatics data, etc to apply the Big Data methods and tools. This academic exercise will strengthen the capability of the students in Data Science and Big Data Analytics in solving real time problems which deal with large scale unstructured data in several domains Tata Consultancy Services and St Aloysius College, Mangalore will formally sign the Memorandum of Understanding with respect to M.Sc Big Data Analytics on 7th May 2019.

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