UV9290 – Data Science

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Course content

UV9290 is taught alongside the master's level course MAE4000 Data Science. The contents of the course, schedule and reading list are the same as for MAE4000.

Please see the course page for MAE4000 for a detailed description of the course content and learning outcomes


There is a limited number of seats due to joint teaching with the master’s level version of the course.

PhD candidates at the Faculty of Educational Sciences will be given priority, but it is also possible for others to apply for the course.

The deadline for registration is August 5, 2020.

Candidates admitted to a PhD-program at the Faculty of Educational Sciences (UV) can apply in StudentWeb.

Other applicants can apply by filling out this electronic form.


Recommended previous knowledge

No prior knowledge is assumed, but do bring your laptop to class for the exercises.

Overlapping courses

Full overlap with UV9918V8 Introduction to Statistical Reasoning.


Organizer: CEMO (Centre for Educational Measurement at University of Oslo)

Coordinator/Responsible: Johan Braeken

Schedule: Please refer to the semester page

Literature: Please refer to the reading list for MAE4000


To obtain 1 credit, 80 % attendance in the course is required.

To obtain 5 credits, 80 % attendance and a successfully completed paper is required. A more specific description of the paper will be given at the course.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

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