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Master in Data Science

This Data Science programme from National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE) includes training in the fields of computational models, mathematical modelling and forecasting, computer architecture, advanced programming techniques, as well as data storage and retrieval.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: 390 000 RUB / year
Location: Online

On the strength of its multidisciplinary design, this Data Science programme at National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE) may serve as a backbone that is of interest to graduates of numerous faculties, as well as to staff members at research centres.

Graduates of the programme will be able to solve problems concerning data search, collection, storage, preparation and analysis, as well as interpretation of results in the area of ​​specialization.

Courses Included:

  • General Curriculum Contents
  • Discrete Mathematics for Application and Algorithm Development
  • Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics
  • Components of the Field of Study
  • Modern Methods of Data Analysis
  • Modern Methods of Decision Making
  • Network Science
  • Machine Learning and Data Mining

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Aim of the programme

The aim of the programme is to train highly-qualified experts in applied mathematics, information science and data analysis.

The programme involves an in-depth study of mathematical methods of artificial intelligence models and modern methods of data analysis, mathematical and informational modeling of complex systems as well as computer realization of these methods. Knowledge and skills of graduates from this course are in demand by Russian Federation ministries and institutions, regional administrations and large companies.

The concept and the curriculum of the specialization in Internet Data Analysis have been developed in conjunction with Yandex. This track involves the teaching of special disciplines by the Company staff members, the participation of students, postgraduates and lecturers in projects implementing tasks suggested by Yandex and related to its business operations, vocational training for students in Yandex and joint research carried out together with Yandex staff.

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