Data Science

Second cycle degree - a. y. 2017/18

to be approved by the Ministry of Education, University and Research

Class: LM-91 - Techniques and methods for the information society
Duration: 2 years
Branch: Padova
Language: English

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The program intends to build Data Scientists whose solid technical background is complemented by a multidisciplinary preparation on various fields in which big data emerge. Highly required by Industries, Consulting Companies and Public Institutions, Data Scientists design and implement the analysis of big data, and provide managers and stakeholders with a clear account of their results. The Graduated in this degree will be able to master tools coming from Engineering, Computer Sciences, Statistics and Mathematics for collecting, managing and analyzing big data, and to translate their work into highly valuable informations.


Occupational opportunities

The Graduates will have jobs opportunity in Italy and abroad in:
internet companies, consulting companies;

  • startups and high tech industries;
  • public administrations;
  • research centers.

EU students and non-EU students with residency in Italy: 40

Number of non-EU students resident abroad: 4 of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme): 2

The University of Padova offers full fee-waivers to students who have obtained (or are about to obtain) the qualification to be admitted to the chosen Degree course in a foreign institution (e.g. external to Italian Higher Education System). Fee-waivers are offered for 1 academic year.

Detailed information are provided under Tuition Fee-waivers for students enrolling in degrees courses held in English


The total amount of the fees depends on the ISEE (Equivalent Economic Status Index) and on the chosen degree (unless scholarships or reductions). 

Fees 2016/17