Master of Science in Data Science

General

Programme Description

Programme structure

1st Year: Fundamentals of Information Systems; Stochastic Methods; Statistical Learning; Cognitive, Behavioural and Social Data; Algorithmic Methods and Machine Learning; Optimization for Data Science; 1 elective course

2nd Year: Business Economic and Financial Data; Biological data; 3 elective courses; Internship

Career opportunities

Graduates master tools for collecting, managing and analysing big data, and to translate their work into highly valuable information. Graduates work as professionals in research centres, internet companies, consulting companies, startups and high tech industries and public administrations.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with proven skills in Mathematics and Computer Science is required
  • Minimum GPA equivalent to Italian 85/110

Language requirements

English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a ... Read More

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Read Less