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

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 Data Science, is aimed at technically oriented people with solid scientific background, who want to strengthen and deepen their skills on the most used paradigms and environments for software development, and apply them to solve complex real-world problems involving vast amounts of data.

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 Analytics
  • Big Data Modelling and Management
  • Computational Intelligence for Optimization
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Storing and Retrieving Data
  • Text Mining

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.