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Start of the III promotion of the Official Master's Degree in Big Data Science
With around 38% of female students and accompanied by the BBVA employees group
03 | 11 | 2021
The Official Master's Degree in Big Data Science that the Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, attached to the School of Engineering, offers at the University of Navarra's Tecnun - School of Engineering, offers at Campus of the University of Navarra in Madrid welcomed a new class on October 1. This course has 45 new students, in addition to the second class of BBVA employees.
This year the students come from 16 Spanish universities, such as the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid or the Universidad Carlos III, and 17 international centers such as Hariri Canadian University or the Universidad Metropolitana de Venezuela. They have been trained in several different degrees: Engineering from all over subject, Economics, Physics, Mathematics or Statistics, among others.
The students agree that when training in data science, an ever-changing discipline , it is extremely enriching to find oneself in such a diverse group of profiles and with more than 38% women.
"There is a variety of different profiles and nationalities that enriches the student experience," explains Carlos Romero, graduate in Business Engineering at ESEN in El Salvador.
Ana Manzanos comments that "it is a great opportunity to meet new people within BBVA and share experiences". Ana belongs to the second class of BBVA employees studying the Master's program. The professionals have been selected from different Departments within the bank, such as Customer Solutions, Analytics and Innovation, Risk Management or GRM Analytics.
"I am very happy that the sessions are face-to-face, to have class all together at classroom. That enriches the environment: to learn, to interact and to get the most out of the Master" says Gerardo Ruano, team member of Financial Risks at BBVA.
Marta CatalánThe University of Navarra has given us an unbeatable welcome: they know us, they give us a very personalized attention and we have a mentor to help us professionally" to which she describes the first impression she has had these first days of class "the University of Navarra has given us an unbeatable welcome: they know us, they give us a very personalized and we have a to help us professionally. Dana Perez She adds "It's been a couple of weeks and it has definitely surpassed my expectations of what studying abroad would be." Dana has studied Business Administration at Liscomp University in the USA "the classmates and the environment are so kind and I would definitely recommend it to anyone".