• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Science and Technology - Data Science at Aalto University gives you the foundations to become a top-level expert in the modern knowledge society. You will obtain the required skills to solve real-world problems using methods of algorithm design, machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical inference, operations research, and optimization.
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Overview

Data science is one of the majors in the Aalto Bachelor’s Programme in Science and Technology available in English. It is a multidisciplinary field focusing on the study of scientific methods used to extract knowledge from data and build models that cope with complex problems. It employs techniques and theories drawn from the broad areas of mathematics, statistics, information sciences, and computer science.

The Science and Technology - Data Science at Aalto University  will provide you with skills required to become a top-level digitalization expert for trade and industry, science or technology. After completing your studies, you will be able to manage large volumes of data, make sound inferences from data, and build data-driven models that make accurate predictions or take intelligent decisions.

Throughout the studies, emphasis is put on the foundation of mathematics, statistics, and computation, and building a strong background in data science, which will not only educate you with the existing techniques, but will also allow you to follow the developments in this rapidly-evolving area.

Career opportunities

The programme aims to educate professionals in a diverse range of activities. Graduates of the programme will obtain the background to start their working life as data scientists, engineers, or technology entrepreneurs, among other professions.

Additionally, the programme prepares the students for advanced studies in engineering, science, and mathematics, so that graduates of the programme will be well-equipped to pursue masters-level studies giving them the opportunity to follow professions, such as engineering scientists, business analysts, industrial researchers, technology leaders, technical managers of cross-disciplinary teams, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Differential and integral calculus
  • Matrix algebra
  • First course in probability and statistics
  • Foundations of discrete mathematics
  • Introduction to optimization
  • Programming 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology is based on either grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degree or SAT test results. 
  • In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish matriculation examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on SAT test results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Helsinki

  • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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