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MScData Science for Society and Business

Tuition fee €20,000 per year

All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 12,000 (for Master programmes) and € 15,000 (for Bachelor programmes) per year.
EU students are eligible for a minimum guaranteed scholarship of €4,000.

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Data Science for Society and Business (DSSB) is a highly selective program for students of business and social sciences aiming to become data science experts. The program is also of high interest to students with backgrounds in health and environmental sciences aiming to expand into big data analytics, data-driven and computational social science, based on their strong quantitative background.

During two exciting years, graduates gain cutting edge competences, tools and methods to discuss, model, predict and solve the pressing challenges of digital societies, modern organizations and competitive businesses.

The truly multidisciplinary program combines a broad course offering from multiple social and data science disciplines with 3 elective tracks to allow for individual diversity and further specialization. With a focus on high employability, DSSB graduates are best prepared for quickly growing, global professional and academic career options resulting from digitization.

Career opportunities

The master program prepares students for immediate employability in challenging professional and academic positions. From early on in the program, Jacobs University supports the employability of DSSB graduates by organizing contacts with industry, public institutions, NGOs and research institutes.

Access to top employers and organizations: DSSB graduates thereby benefit from a large Jacobs University Alumni network and the university’s close access to the big tech and consulting firms, top research institutes a well as worldwide NGOs. Graduates may also continue their academic path by entering one of our PhD programs.

A huge variety of career options: Graduates of the DSSB program can work as data scientists, AI research scientists, business intelligent analyst, computational social scientist, consultant, data analyst, data management expert, data protection specialist, financial analyst, market researcher, marketing manager, medical data analyst and more. As data specialists in public relations, journalism, political think tanks, governments or international organizations they contribute their competence in digital data collection, management, analysis, interpretation, visualization and presentation.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States