Master in Data Science, Barcelona GSE

Master in Data Science, Barcelona GSE

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 27/01/2014 - 12:10

We would like to bring to your attention to the new Barcelona GSE Master in Data Science:

The program will begin in September 2014 and is currently open and accepting applications. Tuition waivers are available for the best candidates.

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is one of the top institutions worldwide for economic research and graduate education.
The study program has been jointly designed by leading academics and data scientists from the analytics industry, and it is organized around the following coordinates:

* Statistics and Machine Learning
* Optimization and Operational Research
* Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
* Economics, Finance, and Policy Making

Apart from solid training in methods, the MSc program offers a hands-on practical experience: data based on real business cases are used throughout the program, cloud computing is an integral component of the training and students will have the opportunity to carry out a data science project end-to-end in a firm as part of their practicum.

Teaching faculty includes Pau Agulló (Managing Director, Kernel Analytics), Michael Greenacre (UPF), Gabor Lugosi (ICREA-UPF), Omiros Papaspiliopoulos (ICREA-UPF), Kalyan Talluri (ICREA-UPF).

We are recruiting graduates in economics, statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or physics, with strong quantitative and computing skills.