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M.Sc. Data Science

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 08005 Barcelona,

The master’s degree in Data Science is an official full-time, one-year programme, taught fully in English and worth 60 ECTS credits. It is offered by the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and its lecturers belong to the four academic units which founded the school (UAB, UPF, IAE-CSIC, CREI). The objective of the master’s degree is to provide you with a wide and complete set of skills in three of the key dimensions for data scientists: computation, statistics, and economic and business foundations. You will acquire rigorous analytical training in quantitative techniques and computational methods and will have the solid foundation needed to conduct advanced data analyses. The master’s degree aids you in becoming a professional data scientist, a person who contributes to the decision-making process efficiently and with the use of sophisticated techniques, both in the world of business and multinationals (in sectors such as large consumption, telecommunications, consultancy, engineering, banking, health and transport) and in the public and research sector.

Statistical Modelling and Inference;

Deterministic Models and Optimization;

Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence;

Computing Lab;

Economic Methods for Data Science;

Stochastic Models and Optimization;

Data Visualization;

Pricing Financial Derivatives;

Quantitative Methods of Market Regulation;

Quantitative and Statistical Methods II;

Machine Learning;

Computational Machine Learning;

Financial Econometrics;

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