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University of Europe for Applied Sciences MSc Data Science
University of Europe for Applied Sciences

MSc Data Science

1 Years


Full time

Request application deadline

Sep 2024

EUR 820 / per month *


* EU applicants / non-EU applicants: EUR 10,938 yearly


Data Science is an increasingly trending field that provides new opportunities for business by creating value out of data.

New waves of innovations surrounding analytic services have had a significant impact on business and technology over recent years. In this master’s program, you will learn all relevant data science skills that are in demand across all industries in today’s job market.

Our lectures cover the relevant methods in data analytics and machine learning, such as clustering methods, predictive modeling, and deep learning. The structured collection of data with intelligent data management is the basis of all successful analyses. Lectures on data engineering and cloud computing focus on these aspects.

The practical application of data analytics for business decisions and the emergence of new business areas via data and digitization are other core focuses during the course. During the interdisciplinary electives, you have the opportunity to tailor your studies to suit your career goals by selecting modules out of the program’s vast portfolio of game design, UX/UI design, or digital media communication. A contemporary leadership and culture module prepares you for leadership in the future.

You’ll also undertake a capstone project which allows students to work on an applied project with company partners or develop their research project.

Course Requirements

Admission requirements for different lengths of master's degrees:

  • Fast Track 2 semesters: Bachelor 240 ECTS + 60 ECTS Master
  • Thesis Focus 3 semesters: Bachelor 210 ECTS + 90 ECTS Master
  • Industry Placed 4 semesters: Bachelor 180 ECTS + 120 ECTS Master

Application requirements (1,1.5 or 2 years):

  1. Application form
  2. High School Diploma / Certificate
  3. Undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s, MBA, or Master's)
  4. Language Proficiency* (or request to waive**)
  5. CV
  6. Copy of Passport
  7. Letter of motivation
  8. Non-EU applicants only: €3,000 deposit (This reservation fee will be deducted from the total amount of study fees)

*Language Proficiency:

Please note: German-taught programs need both English / German language certificates.

  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • TOEFL iBT72
  • TOEFL ITP (paper based) 543
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 59
  • Pearson Test of English (General) Level 1
  • Cambridge English Advanced and Proficiency 160 overall
  • Cambridge Exam First (FCE)
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • PASSWORD 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in each component)
  • EF SET (50-minute Test) 51 (only for students applying with an MOI (Medium of Instruction) letter)
  • Duolingo 90

**Language Waiver

To request a language test waiver, you must have studied in a country where the official first language is English:

  • At least nine months in duration;
  • Full-time;
  • Undertaken at a recognized institution where teaching and assessment throughout the course are entirely in English;
  • Has been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course to which you are applying;
  • Medium of Instruction (MOI) should indicate English + EF SET or any accepted English proficiency certificate requested.


  • 2 Semesters (equals one year)
  • OR 3 Semesters (1.5 years)
  • OR 4 Semesters (2 years)

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