Bachelor's Degree in Data Engineering

This degree aims to train professionals capable of developing and managing systems needed to treat and efficiently handle large volumes of heterogeneous digital data

  • School of Engineering
  • Bellaterra Campus
  • Duration: 4 courses - 240 credits
  • Places: 60
  • Admission mark: 8,170
  • Price per credit: 39.53 Euros.
  • Language: Catalan (60%), Spanish (35%) and English (5%).
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  • Learning mode: Classroom-based learning

Millions of bytes of data are generated every day. This increase in the information available affects many institutions and businesses, and data treatment has become an element which facilitates and improves production and decision making processes in two relevant manners: in storage and access, and in the analysis which extracts useful information.

The innovative element of the UAB bachelor's degree in Data Engineering is that it permits covering the whole of the data's life cycle: 1) obtaining and extracting data; 2) mathematical and computational representations; 3) safe transmissions and storage; 4) efficient processing of the information contained; and 5) analysis and visualisation of this information.

Career options

Data treatment is a necessary component of many companies and institutions which facilitates and improves their productive and decision-making processes.
The degree prepares graduates to be ready to form part of multidisciplinary teams in which they can work with different experts from a variety of fields to design innovative computational solutions with added value, based on the data available in different areas of knowledge. 
Upon completing the degree, you will be prepared to work in the public administration, industries, health care institutions, financial entities, consultancies, research centres, etc.

There is an increasing demand for data engineers worlwide as can be seen in professional social networks, in which job offers with the titles of data engineering or big data engineer surpass 10,000 entries.

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