Course and Teaching Information 20212022
The academic year is divided to four periods. The current locations of Data Science courses are given below. The lists of specialisation courses can still be changed.
The academic year is divided to four periods. The current locations of Data Science courses are given below. The lists of specialisation courses can still be changed.
Year 1, Period 1


Year 1, Period 2


Year 1, Period 3


Year 1, Period 4

 Data Science Project I (continued)
 Data Science Seminar I (continued)
 2 courses from List D of elective courses

Intensive period and summer courses

 After Period 4, in May, intensive courses and pop up courses are offered on varying topics
 An internship can be carried out in the summer, counting towards the degree
 Helsinki Summer School and the Open University also offer some courses during summer

Year 2, Period 1

 MSc Thesis (5 out of 30 cr)
 23 courses from List A of elective courses OR optional studies

Year 2, Period 2

 MSc Thesis (5 out of 30 cr) (continued)
 23 courses from List B of elective courses OR optional studies

Year 2, Period 3

 MSc Thesis (10 out of 30 cr) (continued)
 1 course from List C of elective courses OR optional studies

Year 2, Period 4

 MSc Thesis (10 out of 30 cr) (continued)
 1 course from List D of elective courses OR optional studies

List A of elective courses on Period 1
List B of elective courses on Period 2
* Given every other academic year (lectured in 202122)
List C of elective courses on Period 3
List D of elective courses on Period 4
* Given every other academic year (given in 202021)
** Given every other academic year (given in 202122)
Elective courses, teaching period unknown
* Given every other academic year (given in 202021)
** Given every other academic year (given in 201920)
Additional courses
Every academic year, the programme offers also some additional courses (all courses offered by the programme). These courses cannot, however, counted as a part of the 20 credits of specialisation studies in Data Science in the current degree structure.