The programme is a double degree programme, which means that you will study at two European universities and in two different countries. Aalto University offers Data Science studies as both entry (first-year) and exit (second-year) studies. For the full list of universities, please visit the EIT Digital Master School website.
The first year will be similar at all eight Data Science entry point universities with foundation courses in
- data handling,
- data analysis,
- advanced data analysis and data management,
- visualization, and
An important part of the programme are also the Innovation and & Entrepreneurship (I&E) courses.
The second-year Aalto specialization, Machine Learning, Big Data Management, and Business Analytics, aims to provide students a versatile and diverse set of skills for managing very big data, extracting knowledge from data, learning models and making inferences, creating meaningful visualizations to interact with data, and using data-driven methods in business analytics and intelligence, as well as in other applications. These are all necessary skills to becoming a successful data scientist, one of the top professional careers world-wide. An ideal candidate to the Aalto specialization is mathematically inclined, technically proficient, has entrepreneurial spirit, and interest in solving real-life problems.
More information on the programme content and curriculum can be found in the Student guide.