MA in Data Science


Area of Studies

mathematics, informatics



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

2 years/4 semesters

ECTS points



Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Faculty of Economics

Tuition and Other Fees

2200 EUR (1st year), 2000 EUR (2nd year)

Application Deadline(s)

September 2021

Course Description

Course Profile

The studies in Data Science at the UMCS Faculty of Economics are interdisciplinary. The course aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of economic system and IT technology.

During their studies students will develop skills needed in the work of an analyst (e.g. Analytical Project, Soft Skills and Communication Training, Business Simulation). The course is practical, i.e. to a large extent it is based on experience of business practitioners and problem solving related to business practice. The course program covers a three-month work placement that allows students to gain professional practical experience during their studies. Students will be introduced, among others, to business simulations reflecting the dynamics of economic processes that will help them make decisions and observe results.  The program of the course draws on extensive use of online database available for students of the Faculty of Economics of UMCS. Download and see programme structure and description of core and elective courses.

A graduate of Data Science may find employment in a variety of industries and business entities (e.g. enterprises, banks insurance companies, research centers, marketing agencies and consulting firms) in the following positions: Business Analyst, Database Analyst, Financial Analyst, Business Operations Analyst, Market Research Analyst. The programme is dedicated mainly to foreigners.

Education Requirements

The programme is addressed to candidates holding a Bachelor degree Diploma (together with the transcript of records) or any other equivalent degree which grants a direct access to Master degree programmes in the country where the documents were issued.

Prospective students must register online in the UMCS Recruitment System and file all the necessary documents within the deadline or until all the spots available have been filled.

Candidates must show that they meet the requirements for the knowledge of the English language at a minimum level of B2. If the candidate does not have a document confirming language proficiency at a certain level, an interview will be conducted to verify the knowledge of the English language (more information in the English language requirements section).


Enquiries about course content, structure and syllabus:
contact person: dr Marek Mędrek

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