The aim of this program is to provide the students with advanced technical skills and a scientific understanding of Data Science. Moreover, the MSc will aid students in developing research competency so they can design their own scientific methods pushing the frontiers of this new emerging field. Finally, special emphasis is given to the development of skills that are required by the relevant cutting-edge industries.
Data Science is an applied science providing innovations and disrupting multiple industries ranging from Information and Communication Technologies and Medicine, to Journalism and Finance. The University of Nicosia has developed partnerships with instructors from the industry and this will enable the development of skills that are currently required by the industry. The MSc will develop full-stack research data scientists that are able to collect requirements, innovate, design, implement and critically evaluate a data science solution.