With an MSc in Data Science from the IT University of Copenhagen you will become a lead data scientist with advanced analytical and technical skills covering all aspects of handling, analyzing, presenting and operationalizing data. You will build on your bachelor degree and further specialise the skills and knowledge that you acquired: You will gain profound mathematical and algorithmic foundations for deep understanding of emerging technologies, statistics and computational challenges. You will gain insights on research problems, for instance in advanced natural language processing, deep learning and network analysis, and be equipped to discuss the ethical implications of such technology and their impact on society. At the end of your MSc you will be ready to apply the profound theoretical and applied knowledge to solve real world data science problems in industry or academia.
The MSc in Data Science programme meets the growing demand for data scientists across all industries. You will learn to derive insights from data across sectors and industries, which might come in very different formats, to harvest the knowledge needed to improve processes and create innovative solutions. You will learn how to apply your skills to solve societal and social problems.
The programme focuses on foundational aspects and applied technical skills within algorithms, machine learning, and advanced visualization. The programme emphasizes communication and ethical considerations as they play an important role in data handling and the emergent technology to be developed for the future societies.
Data Scientists are amongst the most educated in the IT industry, and they contribute significantly to a society that is competitive and in growth. As a graduate from this programme you will be in great demand across almost all industries and sectors. You will also be equipped to choose an academic career.
The programme is taught in English.