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Computer Science - Leiden University

Data Science: Computer Science (MSc)

Programme structure

The programme is designed to train you as independent researcher, while equipping you with the necessary skills to advance your career.

Programme outline

The programme of Data Science is a full-time 2-year master’s programme. The first year consists of a selection of courses from a core programme in Computer Science (42 EC) and three mandatory specialisation courses (21 EC) from Statistical Science.

In the second year you follow two mandatory specialisation courses (9 EC) from Statistical Science and one specialisation course (6 EC).  In the second year, you will also work on innovative research and applications within the context of the Master Thesis (42 EC). The Master Class is mandatory for all master students.

For an up-to-date course overview, please visit the Prospectus.

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