Applied Data Science students will learn to extract relevant information from a compilation of large datasets from different sources. The ability to create, manage and exploit data has become one of the most important challenges for practitioners in most disciplines, sectors, and industries.
Students with expertise in Applied Data Science will be highly sought after in the future labor market, where they will contribute to the development of smart solutions and digitization.
A candidate with a completed 2-year Master’s degree in Applied Data Science at University of Stavanger shall have the following total learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competences:Knowledge
- K1: Advanced knowledge within Data Science, which includes data processing, data, machine learning, data extraction, statistics and typical programming languages for the area, including: Python and R.
- K2: Specialized insight into data analysis.
- K3: In-depth knowledge of scientific theory and methods in Data Science.
- K4: Apply knowledge about algorithms for statistical analysis, machine learning or data extraction in new areas within data science.
- K5: Analyse professional issues based on the fourth science paradigm, 4Vs of big data (volume, velocity, variety, and variability), data-driven approach, CRISP-DM (cross-industry standard process for data mining).
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- Modeling and Computational Engineering
- Probability and Statistics
- Database Systems
- Data Mining and Deep Learning
- Machine learning
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
Only Nordic citizens and applicants residing in Norway can apply to this master programme. (Applicants with foreign education: Deadline 1 March.)
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences General Engineering & Technology Computer Sciences View 23 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Norway
In order to be eligible for master's programmes in Norway, you need to document a bachelor's degree of minimum three years. Depending on where you completed upper secondary education, you may be required to have more than three years of university education. Please check the GSU-list for detailed information and requirements for each country.
A Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent is required.
The degree must include at least:
- 10 ECTS credits in informatics/computer sciences/an introductory course for engineers including programming
- 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 (EUR 69) per semester.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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