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Data Science

University of Nantes

12 months
7500 EUR/year
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Through the Data Science program of the University of Nantes, students will acquire the scientific and technological skills towards a data scientist profile within a computer science degree. With case studies and an internship, they will also gain methodological and practical experience in conducting a high-level innovative process in the field of data science.



The Data Science program of the University of Nantes studies a major scientific and technological area of computer sciences, founded on the fields of data analysis, machine learning and databases. It leads to produce methods and technologies to enable data-driven progress in these social, scientific and economic activities.


  • develop core scientific competencies, practical and methodological skills on data usage  understand how data science applies to industry and be aware of its social, economic and scientific impact  conduct a research or development project in the data analysis domain

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methodology and case study
  • Conferences and invited courses 
  • Data economics, law and ethics  
  • Data dependencies and data integration
  • Visual analytics
  • Pattern mining and social network analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bac +4

Prerequisites training

The Master’s Degree is a two-year degree. At Polytech Nantes, only the second year is accessible. However, for international students, the current program is a one-year program, where successful applicants enter directly the second year. Applicants should hold a degree which validates at least 4-years in higher education, in the field of computer science.

They are expected to have solid foundations in the following fields:
  • mathematics (statistics, probability and optimization)
  • relational databases (theory and practice)
  • software development (e.g Python, R, C++, software engineering)
  • report writing
English proficiency: a good command of the English language is required (B2 score as defined by the Council of Europe).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nantes

600 - 650 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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