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Data Science (MA)

Vilnius University
1,5 - 2,5 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Vilnius
English
01 September 2022
Application deadline: non-EU/EFTA applicants: 1 June | EU/EFTA applicants: 15 July
Vilnius University

About this program

Data Science (MA)

The aim of the program is to educate internationally recognized professionals in Data Science who expertly utilize the up-to-date knowledge of Statistics, Econometrics and Data Science in developing advanced mathematical (statistical) models for private and public institutions for planning, management, forecasting, and evaluation of their activities.

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Admission requirements

  • At least first level studies leading with a bachelor diploma are required
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe)
  • Assessment of motivation is held by electronic means remotely

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Program content

1 semester

  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Parametric and Nonparametric Econometrics
  • Data Mining

2 semester

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Functional Data Analysis

3 semester

  • Master's Thesis Seminar
  • Master Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee per year:

  • EU students: 4 787€ / 3 191€ part-time
  • non-EU students: 5 000€ / 3 400€ part-time

Qualification

Credit points: 90 ECTS

Qualification awarded: Master in Mathematical Sciences

After taking the courses the students should be able to: independently model, estimate and test relationships between variables; practically apply basic principles of data science when analysing real data and forecasting processes; analyse big data; professionally operate data science software; learn R and Python programming skills; work with various data bases.

Career paths

The analytical modelling planning and forecasting work opportunities at various levels are open for Masters in Data Science in:

  • Research centers
  • Financial institutions in private sector (e.g. pension funds, stock exchanges, insurance companies, commercial banks, Hi Tech start-ups)
  • Consulting firms
  • The analysis and planning units of business enterprises
  • Central banks, ministries and other public sector institutions.

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Vilnius University

Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranking in the top 20 universities in the region (Emerging Europe & Central Asia QS University Rankings 2021). More than 21,000 students are currently studying on over 70 bachelors and...


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Why study at Vilnius University

  • Vilnius is one of the top 100 cities according to QS Best Student Cities 
  • Vilnius University is number 1 in Lithuania.
  • Vilnius University is a leading higher education institution in student involvement in scientific work.

Contact info

Vilnius University

3 Universiteto St.
LT-01513 Vilnius
Lithuania

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