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Master Degree Program in Data Science and Advanced Analytics, with a Major in Business Analytics

The popularity of Data Science and Analytics has been steadily growing in the last few years, both in Industry and Academia. The Master degree Program in Data Science and Advanced Analytics, with a Major in Business Analytics, is aimed at market oriented people, who want to apply effective analytical models to different business problems, interpreting the results and their implications to the business, with the objective of taking data driven decisions to optimize the business process.

The best students of the 1st year of the Master in Data Science and Advanced Analytics will be invited for a 6 month paid internship, to be held during the 2nd year, in one of the program's partner institutions (Accenture, Grupo Ageas Portugal, SAS, Millennium BCP, Rebis Consulting, NOVA IMS and Tranquilidade).

The master program lasts four semesters: two semesters of the curricular component and two semesters for the development of a master thesis, work project or a professional internship report. The classes (1st and 2nd semesters of the program) will start in September 2020, ending in June 2021, on a working hours schedule, 2 to 3 times a week.

The course units of the first year are:

  • Big Data Modelling and Management
  • Business Cases with Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Transformation
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Storing and Retrieving Data

For detailed information about the study plan, please click here.

The applications are submitted online in NOVA IMS' Applications Portal, from April 14th to May 19th of 2020. The tuition fee is €6.200 (for the 2 years) and there are special discounts as well as forms of payment. For more information about admissions and fees, please click  here.