Master degree

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Overview

The Master Data Science at the IU deepens your knowledge of all areas of Data Science with contents like Machine Learning and Big Data Technologies. With the completion of your studies you are an expert in Data Science and by this you can open doors to exciting and diverse jobs like Senior Data Scientist or Data Science Developer. With IU, you can study 100% online, on campus, or switch between both with their new flexible studies option.

Two Degrees, Double the Advantage

IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) has partnered with London South Bank University to give you the chance to have your degree validated by two institutions. When you choose this option, you’ll graduate from IU with both a German degree and a British degree, giving you a major career boost! This opportunity comes with no extra study courses or travelling.

Program Structure

1st semester

  • Data Science
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Seminar: Data Science and Society
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Use Case and Evaluation
  • Project: Data Science Use Case

2nd semester

  • Programming with Python
  • Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity and Data Protection
  • Deep Learning
  • Case Study: Model Engineering
  • Software Engineering for Data-Intensive Sciences

3rd semester

  • Electives A (Select of one course)
  • Electives B (Select of one course)
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Seminar: Current Topics in Data Science

4th semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field.
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree.
  • Your undergraduate degree should be worth 240 ECTS credits.
  • Professional Experience:
    For some 60-ECTS master programmes, you will need to have achieved one year of professional work experience before starting your studies.
  • English Level:
    Proof of English skills.
    Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.