Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis

Master Degree

Course Overview

This Master’s program is directed for professionals and researchers in different areas (Biology, Health, Environment, Economics, Engineering, Business, Social Sciences, Exact Sciences) who wish to acquire/deepen their knowledge of statistical methodologies and their applications. Its main objectives are to: Provide a solid training in stats with a strong applied approach, necessary to a professional activity, eventual integration in multidisciplinary teams or further education; Allow professionals, researchers and other interested students from different areas to deepen their stats knowledge for use in their scientific and professional life; Provide statistical methods and techniques for real problems resolution; Promote research activities in different areas of Probability and Statistics; Promote employment, innovation and the statistical formation in Portugal; Provide a solid training for further studies in Statistics or another area that needs strong background in statistics.
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (72 required and 0 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes
Specialization Areas:
  • Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis

Career Prospects

Public and private entities, e.g., Banks; Insurance Companies; Hospitals; Research Institutes; Market Research Companies; National Institute of Statistics; Local and Central Government Administration; Companies with a Department of Statistics and Data Analysis (among others).

Specific Entry Requirements

This course is open to students with a 1st cycle degree in any area.


Este é um dos Mestrados abrangidos pelo Income Share Agreement  (ISA) , um programa da Fundação José Ferreira Neves (FJN) criado para que possas estudar sem que o pagamento das propinas seja um obstáculo.  Candidata-te aqui !


Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 12
International Students
Initial Places: 8

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1050 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department


Academic Year: 2020/2021


Contact Information

Director: Anabela Cristina Cavaco Ferreira Afonso []

Academic Manager: Carolina Camarinhas
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE