The Data Science at the University of Perugia
Today the practitioners world is changing, strongly influenced by new cognitive and strategic business needs. The missing information of the last one, give the input to create new professional positions.
The Data Scientist, with its ability to analyze and to interpret data, to date, is one of the longer required experts in the industrial world. All analysts agree: one of the problems of the coming decades will be the gap between the low supply and abundant demand of Data Scientist.
The master, organized by the Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, aims to train Data Scientist, the new data professional. This practitioner, as a data expert, must be able to create new business strategies in statistic, computer science, economic and management fields; today, the purchase of such multidisciplinary competences are, those mainly request for the corporate data developmentand enhancement.
This kind of training path is part of the European Research and Innovation Framework, Horizon 2020, and specifically is sponsored by the European EDISON project. This project aims to create and certify a recognized training growth to become Data Scientist.
The peculiarity of the Master is to offer its attendees highly qualified teaching staff, with both Italian and foreign lecturers to ensure an updated and comprehensive training. The courses will be delivered through lectures and educational seminars. Do not miss the opportunity to have direct contact with the labor market through traineeship with dedicated project work development.
Duration 1 year
Lectures in Perugia
Fully in English
Teaching staff composed by Italian experts in the industry and many foreign guests
Traineeship and project works
Qualification: Master certificate in DATA SCIENCE
We really wanted to give to the Umbrian area an international reach as Data Science field. The Master will meet the business needs of the territory, in line with international best practices in the use of Big Data to get the best competitive advantages in important socio-economic sectors, such as trade, financial services, healthcare, energy sector, telecommunications, web, and social media, manufacturing, business management and strategic consulting.
Through our School of IT & Management "Enrico Della Valle”, always, we have been very active in promoting and supporting the development of new educational programs and learning that they are able to anticipate the future needs for skills and know-how of companies that want be successful in the near future digital market.
The data scientists with its ability to analyze and understand data, is expected to become a central figure professional in the corporate world. The Master in Data Science is a major initiative that reflects a significant development in the industrial world, which in the international research world.
Following the increasing use of Data Science and Big Data technologies in research and industry and growing demand for specialists capable to make use of the volume and variety of data produced eveywhere for advancing research and increasing effectiveness of business, the EDISON project aims to create the Data Science Professional framework that identifies and maps the competences of new professional profiles demanded by these technologies. EDISON supports University of Perugia in defining and implementing the educational and training path coherently with the results and recommendations obtained by the project.