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Information about the degree

The degree in Data Science and Engineering responds to the need to train graduates with a multidisciplinary vision of engineering and able to face the challenges posed by an evolving technological environment that is based, in large part, on computational systems that they generate and analyze massive amounts of data. The degree thus aims to train professionals who are experts in the analysis and engineering of structured and unstructured data (text, audio, video, medical tests, financial indicators, etc.), with a mathematical base and engineering skills that allow them to model and solve complex problems. It is an emerging field of work with applications as diverse as financial analytics, the study of physical phenomena, electronic commerce, smart cities, biomedical informatics, genomics or social networks, among others.

The curriculum provides training in three basic pillars: mathematics and statistics, to be able to model systems and treat information in a rigorous way; computing, to use computing devices in a pervasive and efficient way in information processing and machine learning, and signal processing, to deal with complex information represented in images, audio, and video or generated by any coded data source digitally. The entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to learn independently will be encouraged during the studies based on specific subjects and participation in multidisciplinary projects.

This is a 4-year degree consisting of 240 ECTS and is co-managed by the Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona (FIB)the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació de Barcelona (ETSETB) and the Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística (FME). Lectures are taught on-site (in Catalan/Spanish/English depending on the course) at the buildings A4, A5 and A6 of the UPC Campus Nord.

Here you can find information about: enrolmentstudy plan structure, facultytimetables and exams.

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