In order to analyze the growing volume of data generated in all areas of today’s society, the modern IT industry is elevating the issue of Big Data. Likewise, the academic community is establishing the emerging field of Data Science. This programme includes training in the fields of computational models, mathematical modelling and forecasting, computer architecture, advanced programming techniques, as well as data storage and retrieval. On the strength of its multidisciplinary design, this programme may serve as a backbone that is of interest to graduates of numerous faculties, as well as to staff members at research centres. Graduates of the programme will be able to solve problems concerning data search, collection, storage, preparation and analysis, as well as interpretation of results in the area of specialization.