Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, M.Sc.

Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
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This Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Machine Learning and Data Mining programme is offered by Aalto University.

About

Machine learning is one of the strong points of Aalto University. This solid education in modern computational data analysis gives you excellent opportunities for a career in research institutions or in the private sector in the rapidly developing fields of machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence.

The methods of machine learning and data mining are applicable and needed in a wide variety of fields ranging from process industry to data science. Recent spearhead application areas include

  • bioinformatics,
  • computational astrophysics, biology, and medicine,
  • interactive technologies,
  • information retrieval,
  • information visualization,
  • neuroinformatics, and
  • social-network analysis.

Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Macadamia) is one of the eight majors offered in the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences (CCIS).

Learning outcomes

The major in Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Macadamia) covers a wide range of topics in modern computational data analysis and modelling methodologies.

A Macadamia graduate:

  • is able to formalize data analysis problems in terms of the underlying statistical and computational principles;
  • is able to assess the suitability of different machine learning methods for solving a particular new problem encountered in industry or academia, and apply the methods to the problem;
  • can interpret the results of a machine learning algorithm, assess their credibility, and communicate the results with experts of other fields;
  • can implement common machine learning methods, and design and implement novel algorithms by modifying the existing approaches;
  • understands the theoretical foundations of the machine learning field to the extent required for being able to follow research in the field.

This Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Machine Learning and Data Mining programme is offered by Aalto University.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Machine Learning: Basic Principles
  • Bayesian Data Analysis
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning: Advanced Probabilistic Methods
  • Algorithmic Methods of Data Mining
  • Kernel Methods in Machine Learning
  • Information Visualization
  • Research Project in Machine Learning and Data Science
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                                                          Detailed Programme Facts

                                                          • Programme intensity Full-time
                                                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                                                          • Credits
                                                            120 ECTS
                                                          • Languages
                                                            • English
                                                          • Delivery mode
                                                            On Campus

                                                          English Language Requirements

                                                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                                          • Minimum required score:

                                                            92

                                                            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                                          • Minimum required score:

                                                            580

                                                            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                                                          • Minimum required score:

                                                            6.5

                                                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                                          • Minimum required score (Grade C):

                                                            180

                                                            C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                                                            Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                                                          Academic Requirements

                                                          In addition to the compulsory application documents, the applicants are requested to provide the following, additional documents:

                                                          • at least one original recommendation letter (preferably academic)
                                                          • course descriptions of courses taken in relevant subject areas (see the subject list above)
                                                          • work certificates and certificates of other relevant achievements
                                                          • copies of any publications
                                                          • official transcript of records for other university studies which are not included in the mandatory part of the application
                                                          • GRE or GMAT test results, if available

                                                          Tuition Fee

                                                          • International Applies to you

                                                            15000 EUR/year
                                                            Tuition Fee
                                                            Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                                          • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                                            Free
                                                            Tuition Fee
                                                            Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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                                                          Tuition in bachelor's and master's programmes taught in English are subjected to annual fees for non-EU/EEA citizens.

                                                          Living costs for Helsinki

                                                          • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
                                                            Living Costs

                                                          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                                          Funding

                                                          Prospective students subject to tuition fees are eligible to apply for Aalto University Scholarship.

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