Master Data Science (M.Sc.)

MY BIG DATA EXPERTISE.

Data Science - focuses primarily on current developments in software and infrastructure engineering and the field of big data technologies. 

Distance learning

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Language : German, English

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YOUR DATA SCIENCE STUDIES - DATA KNOW-HOW AS AN ENGINE FOR YOUR CAREER.

The digital society generates an infinite amount of data that needs to be understood, interpreted and channelled. Big data is the currency of tomorrow, and the scientific processing of information is more important than ever. You are fascinated by IT, love methodical thinking and enjoy developing interdisciplinary strategies. With your Master's degree in Data Science, you will become a specialist in the key technology of the future. 

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Data Science are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills.  

Choose how you want to study Data Science at IU

There is no right or wrong way to study Data Science, only an IU study programme that perfectly suits you and your individual needs. Accordingly, you can either complete your Master's degree as a distance learning programme to remain location-independent and study 100% online, or you can use the advantages of myStudies to combine traditional student life on campus with flexible online studies.  

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From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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myStudies

Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online – you decide. 

Study on campus during the day or in the virtual lecture hall, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!

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Degree
Master of Science
Master of Science
State-recognised & award-winning*
State-recognised & award-winning*
German, English
English
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Perfect mix of flexible online studies and regular courses on site or virtually
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Campus life with maximum flexibility – design your studies according to your life situation!
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Structured curriculum, best support and personal contacts
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Classes and exams virtually or on-site in small groups
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Virtual campus & 15 locations
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Start your studies up to 4x per year
Full time – 12 months
Full time – 12 months
Part time I – 18 months
Part time II – 24 months
Study online
Study online and on-site at the campus

* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Data Science

A Master’s degree at IU will help you in every respect, be it personally or professionally. By specialising in a particular subject or through a special combination of selected contents, you will acquire qualified professional competences that will pay off several times over. You will not only benefit from the targeted expansion of your professional horizon, you will also improve your general career opportunities, for example, by being preferred over other candidates who "only" have a Bachelor's degree. Your Master's degree will also have a noticeable effect on your starting salary and open up new prospects for exciting challenges as an internationally sought-after manager. 


This is what your Master’s degree in Data Science at IU looks like

The Master of Data Science at IU International University of Applied Sciences provides you with sound theoretical and practical knowledge about the development and application of software and big data technologies. Scientific diagnostic methods are also part of the curriculum, so that you can also develop viable solutions to complex problems. In addition, you will deepen your knowledge in the field of big data technologies, IT security and data protection. While you build up special skills through selectable modules on the topics of Self-Learning Systems, Industry 4.0 or Industrial Automation Technology and Internet of Things. 


A look into the future: What you will be able to do after graduating 

Graduates with a Master's degree in Data Science are the indispensable decision-makers in tomorrow's economy. With their expertise in the development, control and analysis of data science applications and systems, they significantly support companies and public authorities in correctly interpreting, channelling and successfully using previously acquired data volumes. Accordingly, you are in demand as a specialist on the labour market if you master all aspects of data transformation as a senior data scientist, take on advisory functions for relevant key figures as a data science consultant or are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of data science infrastructures and cloud services as a data science developer. 

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

Info by post

I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

*Mandatory fields

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