THE COURSE IN BRIEF
First Level Master Degree
CREDITS: 60 CFU (ECTS)
Keywords: Data Analytics - machine learning & artificial intelligence - strategic decision making - policy evaluation - data modelling - simulation models - Python & R
Duration: 1 Year (12 months)
Assisted distance learning phase: January - March 2023
Face to face: April - July 2023
Final research project: July - December 2023
Large cooperative network: ILO, OECD, IRD-DIAL, LABORatorio Revelli, Marche Polytechnic University
Location: University of Turin, Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena 100 Torino, Italy
Participants: 15 to 26
STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION
WHY THIS COURSE
Institutions and organizations are increasingly searching for professional profiles skilled in concepts and methods for policy evaluation and strategic decision making. The Master aims to satisfy this growing demand focusing on the most modern Big Data technologies and on the data modelling opportunities offered by Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence cutting edge tools.
The Program is worth a total of 60 credits (ECTS), for a total amount of 1.500 hours, divided as follows:
- 440 hours of on-campus lectures and distance learning
- 1060 hours of Labs, Individual Study and Final Research Project.
Who can apply
The minimum admission requirement is an Undergraduate degree - First cycle degree - Bachelor level degree.
Essential requirements for admission are:
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- Bachelor level knowledge of economics and statistics, and basic computer skills
who we are
The Master in Big Data Analytics for Policy Evaluation builds on the experience and teaching staff of the MALED (Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development), a Master program jointly organized by University of Turin and ITC-ILO that prepared students and professionals to become experts in designing, analysing and evaluating policies.
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE AND FACULTY
The faculty of the Master’s programme is selected for its professional experience and subject knowledge. It consists of academic resource persons, IT and policy experts coming from the University of Turin, ILO, IRD/DIAL, OECD and other leading institutions.
Specialist tutors will support and interact with the participants throughout the programme, both in the distance and in the on campus phase.
Partners and Collaborations
The Program is organized by the Department of Economics and Statistics "Cognetti de Martiis" of the University of Turin in collaboration with Metro-Polis and Corep, and builds upon a consolidated collaborative network coming from national and international research centres and institutions.
Period and Venue
The Program will be held from January 2023 to December 2023.
During the on campus phase lectures will take place at the premises of the University of Turin, Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena 100 Torino.
The aim is to train professionals capable of carrying out advanced data analysis and policy evaluation functions, mastering the main methodologies for predictive- and causal analysis, for complex systems modelling, and for the monitoring of economic systems and markets through indicators derived from statistical surveys and Big Data sources.