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About

The Master in Computational Data Science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano will provide you with the key competencies that you will need to develop next-generation information systems used to describe and manage data, discover new facts and relations in the data, make predictions, and give advice to decision makers.

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Overview

We live in a digital society. Human and automated activities continuously generate data, storing them in digital format. These data come from everywhere: enterprise information systems, social media, wearable equipment, and many more.

Data are like crude oil: unrefined, they are useless.

In the Master in Computational Data Science at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano , we teach you how to become a computational data scientist, i.e. a computer scientist specialised in the development of next-generation information systems.

Career opportunities

Typical job profiles are:

  • Data Analysts that evaluate, interpret, and analyse large and complex data collections of an organisation, in order to gain new insight from data;
  • Data Engineers that design, implement, deploy, and maintain software solutions for data management and analysis;
  • Data Architects that design and manage complex IT infrastructures supporting the acquisition, maintenance, cleaning, sharing and integration of enterprise data.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Advanced Data Management Technologies
  • Data Visualization and Exploration
  • Information Retrieval
  • Programming for Data Analytics
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Data Curation
  • Data Integration
  • Data Profiling
  • Machine Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Early Bird (for EU and non-EU citizens): 2 March - 28 April

Late Application (for EU citizens only): 20 May - 10 July 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Statistics; and English level B2.
You have to upload: 
  • a passport-size colour photo;
  • a photocopy of a valid identity card or passport (front/back); attention: if your document is invalid, incomplete or unreadable, you will be excluded from the admission procedure.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

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.

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