• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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 internship report. The classes (1st and 2nd semesters of the program) will start in September 2019, ending in June 2020, on a working hours schedule, 2 to 3 times a week.



NOVA IMS' degree programs are accredited by A3ES (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education).

Programme Structure

The course units of the first year in the 2019-2020 intake are:·         Big Data Modelling and Management·         Digital Transformation·         Business Cases with Data Science·         Machine Learning·         Business Intelligence·         Programming for Data Science·         Business Process Management·         Statistics for Data Science·         Data Mining·         Storing and Retrieving Data·         Data Visualization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Call for applications: from April 9th to May 9th, 2019
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

To enter this program, applicants must meet the following requirement:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a compatible field (completed by September 2018);
  • Be proficient in English (spoken and written);
  • Strong motivation;
  • High-level achievements in previous academic and professional careers.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The tuition fee of the Master degree program is €6.000, of which €3.900 corresponds to the 1st year of the program and the remaining €2.100 (development of a thesis, work project or internship).

Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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