Data and Information Science 11
Department of Applied Computer Sciences

Data Science and Artificial Intelligence


Data and information are the most highly valued commodities of the 21st century. Expertise in fields such as big data, artificial intelligence, data science etc. is in great demand. This programme offers aspiring high potentials from the world of computer science, information management or mathematics an excellent opportunity to specialise.

Did you know, …

… that a wide range of careers are open to our graduates?

Potential employers include companies in the banking and insurance industry, e-commerce and online marketing, pharmaceuticals, bioinformatics and healthcare through to companies involved in business management applications of data mining, such as business & predictive analytics in digital production.

Did you know, …

… that the course is organised in a work-friendly manner?

Lectures are held from Wednesday to Friday in the first year, only one day a week in the 3rd semester, and in a block of five weeks at the start of the 4th semester. In this way you can combine your studies, especially the projects and the Master's thesis, with part-time employment. Weekends are free. E-learning accounts for a small portion of classes.

Did you know, …

… that there is great demand for experts in data and information science?

Most companies have a huge amount of electronically stored information. Even if data warehouses have been established, the stored information is often not used professionally, e.g. using methods of data condensation, processing and development. These companies need experienced professionals who use their data to generate information and knowledge for decision-making documents, regular analyses or for process control.