Data Science and Big Data Technology

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Data Science and Big Data Technology

Data Science and Big Data Technology is a newly emerging interdisciplinary of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics and Statistics. The courses are mainly involved with how to use the Computer Technology, Artificial Intelligence method and Statistics theory to solve Big Data intelligent analysis, processing and decision-making problems in industrial applications. The objective of the major is to cultivate application-oriented and international senior data talents which has international vision, communication ability, and master basic theory of Data Science, Big Data Technology and basic skills of Artificial Intelligence, can be engaged in the management, analysis, research and development in relevant departments of Big Data Industry.

Admission requirements

  1. 18 - 40 years old
  2. A high school graduation certificate or above (need to submit high school certificate and transcripts)
  3. Good health

No requirement for Chinese language proficiency; English language proficiency certificates (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or other recognized certificates) are required for Non-native English speakers; fundamental knowledge in related majors.

Target Audience

Senior high school graduates

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Program content

Main Courses

Core Courses: Database, Optimization Methods, Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Machine learning, Computer Organization and Architecture, Data Warehouse, Data Mining, Programming and Algorithm, etc.

Internship and Practice: Cognition Practice, Integrated Course Design, Special Experiments on Machine Learning Algorithms, Technology Practice, Undergraduate Design/Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.


Local/EU and International/Non-EU students: RMB 18,000

Continuing studies

Graduates continue to pursue postgraduate studies, in universities around China and overseas e.g. in Canada. Their excellent academic performance and extra-curriculum activity gives them an overwhelming advantage in scholarship applications. Many graduates proceed to pursue master’s degree at our own school with familiar supervisors.

Career paths

With the rapid development of AI technology, big data technical talents have a wide range of needs worldwide. From the world's top 500 companies such as BAT to small startups, they all need data talent.

After four years of study in Data Science and Big Data Technology, Most students can start their career in the following three directions:

  1. Big data development direction; the occupations involved are: big data engineer, big data maintenance engineer, big data R & D engineer, big data architect, etc .;
  2. Data mining, data analysis, and machine learning; the occupations involved are: big data analysts, big data senior engineers, big data analyst experts, big data miners, big data algorithm engineers, etc .;
  3. Big data operation and maintenance and cloud computing direction; corresponding positions: big data operation and maintenance engineer;

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Zhejiang University of Science and Technology

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology (ZUST) is a multi-disciplinary university specializing in engineering, and incorporating disciplines in science, arts, economics, management, and education. Combining the successful administrative experience of German universities of applied sciences with its own experience, ZUST...

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Zhejiang University of Science and Technology

No. 318, Liuhe Road, Xihu District
310023 Hangzhou

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