Data Science (MA)


Name of the programme

Data Science 


Faculty of Economics
Plac M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 5
20-031 Lublin
+48 537 5171

Degree awarded

Master of Arts (MA)

Mode of study

Full time

Duration of the programme

2 years/4 semesters

Language of instruction


ECTS points


Programme description

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. 

Tuition fee

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

Application period

1st April - September 2021

Deadline for application

September 2021

Academic year begins

1st October 2021

Academic year ends

Beginning of July

Entry 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).

English language requirements

In order to be eligible for a programme taught in English, candidates must demonstrate that they meet English requirements for a given programme. 

1. Submit one of the document listed here: English language requirements
2. Submit a certificate of participation in secondary education conducted in English;
3. In the case of non-fulfilment of abovementioned requirements (1 or 2) an online interview confirming the level of proficiency and fluency in English shall be conducted Send an email to: to register for the interview.


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

Admission enquiries:

UMCS Recruitment System

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