First Year Curriculum

The first year courses focus on building strong theoretical tools for the students to be able to master the skills, techniques and requirements of the second year specialization. The hosting university for all studies during the first year of the programme is Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

Besides the core data science related courses, which are compulsory for all first-year students, Åbo Akademi University provides a list of courses that, based on their preferences and their future target specialisation, the students could choose up to 15 ECTS from. 

In addition to the core data science related courses, compulsory for all first-year students, Åbo Akademi University offers a list of courses that, based on their preferences and future target specialisation, students could choose up to 15 ECTS from. 

Compulsory 20 ECTS

Data Science 5 ECTS
Machine learning 5 ECTS
Artificial intelligence 5 ECTS *
Embedded and Distributed AI 5 ECTS *

Elective, select 15 ECTS from

Software quality 5 ECTS
Cloud computing 5 ECTS
GPU programming 5 ECTS
Parallel programming 5 ECTS
Software safety 5 ECTS
Autonomic software and systems 5 ECTS
Analytics for industrial internet 5 ECTS

* New course, description available in the near future. 

Project course 15 ECTS
Internship (Associated and HEI partners)  5ECTS *
Winter school (Associated and HEI partners)  5ECTS *

* New course, description available in the near future. 

This page contains preliminary information and is subject to change until the signature of the EDISS consortium agreement.

Last updated on 13 October 2020