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Data science is a vibrant, interdisciplinary and rapidly growing field.

Data scientists must be able to acquire and understand complex and unstructured data, they must be able to interpret the meaning of the results, and they must be able to communicate the results to relevant stakeholders. Hence, Data Science requires a unique combination of (1) econometrics and statistics, (2) programming skills, and (3) domain knowledge.

This four-semester M.Sc. program reflects these requirements for a unique skill set, and students who enroll in this program specialize in econometrics and they select from a broad set of modules on different aspects of business and economics . On top of that, they enroll in modules on data science techniques , which includes programming in R and python as well as the possibility to enroll in courses in Machine Learning in collaboration with the computer science department.

Areas of Specialization

Econometrics
Data Science Techniques
Business and Economics

Career prospects

More and more firms and institutions are hiring data scientists, and data scientist has been America's top job for the third year according to Glassdoor .

PhD opportunities

Graduates also wants to find themselves well-positioned to pursue a Ph.D. subsequent to this M.Sc. program. Towards this end, students may study this M.Sc. program on a Ph.D. track, putting themselves on a fast track to a doctoral degree in Business and Economics

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Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

خيارات الدراسة

دوام كامل (4 فصول دراسية)

رسوم التسجيــل
1,500 euros per semester since the winter semester 2017/18; In addition, there are the usual semester fees of 158.30 euros
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متوقع أكتوبر 2021

مكان عقــد الدورة

University of Tubingen

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz,

TÜBINGEN,

Baden Wurttemberg,

72074, Germany

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للطلاب من الولايات المتحدة

Students must have a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, they must be fluent in German and solid in English.

للطلاب الدوليين

Admission to the M.Sc. in Data Science in Business and Economics requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Studies or Economics or a comparable degree with excellent grades. Applicants are expected to have a solid intermediate level knowledge in Statistics / Mathematics / Econometrics, Business Administration and Economics.

Further, applicants must have experience in writing code in a statistical programming language (preferrably R or Python). Applicants can prove their experience

by showing that they have successfully passed modules in their qualifying degree that involve students' writing code (preferrably R or Python), or
by providing documents that demonstrate their skills / experience in writing code in a statistical programming language (preferrably R or Python), eg, part of a B.Sc.-thesis, or
by providing other documentation that establishes the applicant's skills / experience in writing code in a statistical programming language (preferrably R or Python)

Applicants must be fluent in German and English.

Foreign applicants must demonstrate their ability to study in German by submitting one of the following two certificates: DSH-2 or TestDaF 4 * 4 * 4 * 4. Applicants with a German Bachelor Degree do not need to provide proof of their German language skills.

Application deadline: 15 May.

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