Master's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics and Computation
Department of Sciences and Technology

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    Branch in Computational Algebra and Logic

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    Branch in Computational Statistics

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    Branch in Computational Applied Mathematics

Degree: Master (Mestrado)

Entry Requirements:


May apply for the MSc in Statistics, Mathematics and Computation:
• Holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent;
• Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State that has adhered to this Process;
• Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific Council of Universidade Aberta;
• Holders of an academic, scientific or professional, who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of Universidade Aberta.



Language of Instruction: Portuguese. It's highly recommended to master Technical English (reading).

Teaching Mode: Distance learning in virtual classroom mode (online education using e-learning platform).

Goals / Employment:


The MSc in Statistics, Mathematics and Computation is intended to all graduates with interest and responsibilities in the areas of Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science, including:
•Professionals in the areas of Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics;
•Professionals in the areas of consulting, insurance and banking;
•Professionals duties in public office;
•Teachers of mathematics in primary and secondary education;
•Researchers and scholars;
•Young graduates with career prospects in this area;
•Anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge in these areas.



Acess to Further Studies:

PhD.



Degree Coordination:
Catarina S. Nunes (Coordinator)
Maria João Oliveira (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits:

This MSc course is divided in three branches: Computational Algebra and Logic; Computational Statistics; and Computational Applied Mathematics.
 In the three branches, the course is divided in a first curricular part and second part, which is dedicated to the preparation, development, and oral presentation and defense of a dissertation; this cycle of studies holds a total of 120 ECTS for a MSc degree. The first part of the course is curricular and is structured in two semesters holding 60 ECTS. A post-graduate diploma is awarded upon completion of the curricular part. The second part of the course is dedicated to the development of the dissertation, holding a total of 60 ECTS. The student can enroll the course as full time or part time student. More information is available in the Course Guide and Opening Dispatch.