• COVID-19: the University of Porto determined the suspension of all classroom activities. All courses are using remote teaching platforms.

  • The 2nd Call of Applications for 2020/2021 Edition to Master Course in Data Science opens next June, 2nd.
  • Verify the course applications process 


Standard duration

This course normally takes 2 years full-time to complete but if you have relevant entry qualifications you may receive credit and be able to complete the course in 1.5 years or 1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent.

Working Language

The course is open to international students. Lecturing and its materials are available either in Portuguese or English, it will be given priority to English if there are students that do not master Portuguese.

Background Admission Courses

Applicants must hold first cycle degrees in Computer Science, IT, Information Engineering, Computation Science, Mathematics or in any related domains.


Master of Data Science


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MDS Open Day 2019


MDS Open Day 2019

On next July 19th, at 4:30 pm, in the FC6 0.29 auditorium, in the Department of Computer Science (next to the Botanical Garden), the 2nd edition of the Master of Data Science of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto (FCUP) will be presented. 

The master degree is the result of a collaboration between the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics, FCUP, and has the participation of the Faculty of Economics.

The session is open to those that are interested.



MDS Opening Event

The presentation of the new Master Course on Data Science, at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto will be on July, 19th, at 3 pm in  A2 Auditorium, FC6 building.

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