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Start your master in Data Science
In this age of digitalisation, Data Science is playing an increasingly important role in the media landscape and social discourse. Exciting use cases, technological innovations, or controversial discussions: it’s not always easy to keep track. Experts are therefore indispensable when it comes to developing and testing hypotheses.
Our Master in Data Science focuses primarily on current developments in software and infrastructure engineering, as well as on Big Data technology. You’ll learn to fully develop your problem-solving skills and take a methodical, focused, and logical approach to data science problems.
In order to best prepare you for the international job market, all of our study programmes are offered 100% in English.
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All the important details about the programmes
60 or 120 ECTS
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time
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Boost your career
Extra degree, double the career advantage
With the IU International University of Applied Sciences and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, offered in selected study programmes, you can study at IU like any other student, and choose if you want to earn a British degree alongside your German certificate. And the best part: to earn your dual degree, no extra work is needed. You only need to pay a one-time fee of 750€.
All our study programmes include the following benefits
- Teaching and study material
- Marking of your end-of-module exams
- Free 4-week trial
- Online tutorials and guidance from tutors
- Use of the online campus
- Individual study coaching
- Online exams
- Career coaching
- Learn English for free
With the IU digital learning platform, you decide when and how you want to study.
Get instant access to a wide variety of innovative learning tools and resources, from the comfort of your couch.
Use innovative technology to build the study schedule that works best for you, and ace your studies.
You’ll also get a free MS Office package for the entire duration of your studies.
Students with a registered address in the EU will also receive a free iPad to use during their studies
Plus, there’s a bonus: when you use our e-tools, we convert the resources you save in green energy by planting trees.
Why IU is the best choice
Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.
IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.
We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.
Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.
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Our aim is to prepare you for the international job market. That is why every study programme we offer is state-approved, bears the seal of the German Accreditation Council and is globally recognised. When you study with IU, you will be assured of top-quality education.
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94 % of IU's graduates find a job within the first three months of graduating
And, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities. On top of that, 97% of our students would recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences. This information was reported by more than 3,000 Alumni who took part in our 2020 Service Evaluation. These excellent results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU International University of Applied Sciences focuses on training social and intercultural competence. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive careers they have built.
With the IU Master, I was able to acquire valuable strategic-global leadership skills that are very much in demand in today's jobs.
I chose IU because it is the most flexible of all the online universities I looked at.
I wanted a career change but still be able to apply the knowledge I've gained to my work.