This is a new Master, which will start in the academic year 2021/22. The program is right at the frontier of digital revolution, and its aim is to train data scientists with a specific focus on business, economics and management. To achieve its learning goals, the Master is based on a careful mix of solid technical-scientific (STEM) and economic disciplines. This blend between two different disciplines, which is a distinguishing feature of the program, meets the increasing demand for new professionals of this type arising in the job market. In particular, the Master trains data scientists and data intelligent analysts capable of leveraging new technologies and data-driven insights for improving many of the core businesses of modern organizations, including fostering better customer relations, driving operational excellence, and creating new business models.
Students are given a solid preparation on data science methodologies and technologies, including courses on Advanced Statistics, Python and R for Data Science, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Big Data Analytics. This solid training on STEM disciplines is complemented with innovative courses on economic disciplines, including Internet and Network Economics, Digital Ecosystems, Data-driven Innovation and Privacy in the Digital World.
-Data Science and Management will train professionals that are able to deploy effectively data science methodologies for several business applications. To give an idea, the following three are possible job opportunities for this Master:
-Data Scientists, capable of tackling today’s complex problems through the deployment of suitable quantitative methodologies and computer science techniques, so to extract knowledge and business value from data.
-Data Intelligence Analysts, capable of integrating data science methodologies inside strategic and business processes.
-Data Managers, capable of coordinating the collection and processing of huge data flows, and to best practice for evaluating their reliability, privacy and security.
- Certificate showing the studies completed to date (updated transcript of records or, if not available, provisional transcript) and associated grades;
- English language Certificate