International opportunities for students

The Master in Data Science is organized into two curricula. Students can choose  one of the two curricula according to their previous studies. 

Curriculum A is meant for students who have taken a bachelor degree (Laurea) in  Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Engineering.

Curriculum B is meant for students who have taken a bachelor degree (Laurea) in  Sociology, Economics or Psychology.

Each curriculum represents a 120CFU workload which includes mandatory courses, elective courses and labs, open-choice courses, a stage and a thesis, as detailed below. 

Description of each curriculum is available in the box Download.

Students in both Curricula should additionally complete the following activities:

  • Elective course - II year (6 CFU): Students are required to choose 6 CFU from a list of elective courses which will be advertised in due time (see Regulations for further information).
  • Elective laboratories - II year (12 CFU): Students are required to choose 12 CFU from a list of elective laboratories which will be advertised in due time (see Regulations for further information).
  • Open-choice courses (12 CFU): Students are required to choose 12 open-choice credits among the courses offered by the University of Trento. The courses listed in the tables above are automatically approved. In all other cases, a personalized study plan must be completed and submitted to the commission for study plan examination.
  • Stage (9 CFU). 
  • Thesis (18 CFU): The course of studies is concluded with the discussion of an original thesis, under the guidance of a supervisor, providing 18 CFU.