The programme focuses on technologies for managing this kind of data covering conceptual modelling and database design, data models, query languages, query processing and optimisation, and indexing. The programme features traditional courses as well as projects that typically involve construction and experimentation with software prototypes.
While the programme provides strong theoretical foundations, it also emphasises entrepreneurial values, enabling students to become highly valued staff at their future employer, both in industry and academia.
Center for Data-Intensive Systems
The programme is managed by the Center for Data-Intensive Systems, Daisy at the Department of Computer Science. Daisy is one of the world’s leading research groups within spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal data management and business intelligence (data warehousing and data mining). Student projects are usually directly related to the current cutting-edge research conducted at Daisy. In addition, projects are done in collaboration with local and national industry.
Financial support for good students
To cover living expenses, Daisy offers student programmer jobs to the best international students at Data Engineering.