Data Mining I, 5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 27 October 2021

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-11031 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 29 July 2021 – 5 September 2021

  • Spring 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 March 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-61031 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Registration: 16 December 2021 – 24 January 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits with 25 credits in mathematics, including mathematical statistics, 45 credits in computer science and/or engineering, including Database Design I and a second course in computer programming. Algorithms and Data Structures I is recommended. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

Data mining studies effective methods to find interesting patterns in large data sets. Applications can be found in biotechnology, telecom, commerce, and internet. This course introduces the terminology, an overview of the various kinds of data and their properties, and classification and clustering methods. Furthermore it treats data on the web, search engines and personal integrity. Techniques from databases, statistics, machine learning and information retrieval are combined.

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