Studyportals placeholder

Data Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, | Online
The master's program in Data Science at Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" is offering specialized training on topical problems of computer science in accordance with international, European and national criteria and requirements. Our goal is to prepare more professionals in the field of data science, answering the needs of software companies.

About

The master's program in Data Science at Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" is offering specialized training on topical problems of computer science in accordance with international, European and national criteria and requirements. Our goal is to prepare more professionals in the field of data science, answering the needs of software companies.

Varna Free University is a member of BASSCOM and ICT Cluster - Varna

Internships

Students in the Data Science programme at Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" will have the opportunity during their education to participate in a number of initiatives with Bulgarian and foreign companies to support their achievement through new contacts, challenges, competitions, as well as master classes organized by the Department. Additionally, it will be given the opportunity to acquire professional certifications in the field.

Programme learning outcomes

During the training in compulsory courses, students acquire knowledge and skills in computer science such as data analytic methods, data organization and data administration, programming for data science and IoT, semantic data, data visualization, data analysis, data quality, business intelligence analysis, ect.

Students are constantly given the opportunity to complement their professional profile through participation in workshops and master classes for new technologies with experts from practice and development of leadership skills including virtual environments. During the training students will combine auditorium and extracurricular activities under guidance of leading Bulgarian and foreign lecturers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytic Methods (Statistical Analysis)
  • Databases (NoSQL/GraphDB)
  • Programming in Python for Data Science
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud/Amazon/Google Web Services
  • Cognitive Services
  • IT Security
  • Data Visualizations
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Management
  • Data Quality
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Semantic Data
  • Liked Data Lab
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • NLP
  • Risk Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 year (2 semesters); 1.5 year (3 semesters)
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

  • Completed bachelor or master degree program in Computer Science. If you have a degree in another professional area you have to discuss with department your experience and sending diplomas and certificates you can be approved on the first stage then you have to follow admission procedures
  • An university diploma and standard documents submitted as appropriate, and within the prescribed period;
  • Online interview
  • Department "Computer Science and Economics" recognizes international diplomas and certificates

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2400 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Varna

  • 714 - 1030 BGN/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?