Data Science, Master | University of Lisbon | Lisbon, Portugal
24 months
7000 EUR/year
1500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in Data Science? Start exploring this programme that aims at providing additional training in the area of Data Science to 1st cycle students from the areas of Science and Engineering.  Join this growing discipline and deepen your knowledge in machine learning, data mining and data processing in the heart of Lisbon.

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The goal is to develop a range of competencies, capabilities, and knowledge which are essential, either for scientific research in the mentioned areas, but also for applying the received training in growing niches of employment for professionals with qualifications in Data Science .Data Science is offered at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon .

The importance of Data Science is confirmed by the growing relevance of professionals in large companies and institutions, both at the international but also national levels, with competencies in data science, including data analysis, data processing, and data mining, among others. At the international level, a wide range of companies and institutions already employ the so-called Chief Data Officers (CDO), including large banking institutions, state departments, web companies, among other examples. Data science represents one pervasive area of knowledge in today’s information society, being expected that its relevance and importance will continue to grow in the future.


Enterprises and institutions that process large quantities of data, namely in the sectors of telecommunications, life and health sciences, insurances, banking, public institutions and public sector companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artificial Life

  • Complementary Statistical Physics

  • Computational Methods for Statistics and Operational Research

  • Database Technology

  • Data Visualization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Holdership of a degree or legal equivalent, including the possibilities provided for in the items b), c) and d) of paragraph 1, of Article 17, of the Legal Regime of Academic Degrees and Diplomas of Higher Education, published by Decree-Law no. 74/2006, of March 24, amended by Decree-Law no. 63/2016, of September 13 and amended/republished by Decree-Law no. 65/2018, of August 16. Candidates holding foreign qualifications must consult the regulations in force.

Applicants must be proficient in English (spoken and written).

More information on general requirements can be found at:


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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