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Master of Science in Applied Information and Data Science

Fact sheet

Graduation
Master, Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Taught language
English

Specialization
Applied Information and Data Science

Program Emphasis
Applied Information and Data Science

Course options
Teilzeit Studium, Vollzeit Studium

Contact

Ansprechpartner
Prof. Dr. Andreas Brandenberg
Head of Programme
Anschrift
Hochschule Luzern
Zentralstrasse 9
Postfach 2940
6002 Lucerne
Switzerland

Contact

Ansprechpartner
Dr. Patricia Feubli
Deputy Head of Programme
Anschrift
Hochschule Luzern
Zentralstrasse 9
Postfach 2940
6002 Lucerne
Switzerland
Our data specialists are highly competent in using the right queries, interpreting the hidden information in data, and gaining insights for forecasting trends and events – with a view to helping management teams, organisations and society make better decisions. To this end, the master’s programme provides future data specialists not only with deep expertise in their field but also with consummate skills for applying it for optimal benefit. By working on projects, they will further develop their knowledge by tackling real-life problems as found in a wide range of applied fields. Our master’s programme emphasises the interdisciplinary nature of data science and covers topics in fields as varied as technology, analytics, design and management. This ensures that students will have a broad, multidisciplinary experience and gain excellent prospects as businesspersons or researchers.

Program Emphasis

Applied Information and Data Science

Requirements / Application

The programme is open to anyone with a bachelor’s or master's degree from a university or a university of applied sciences. Applicants are expected to have a pronounced interest in data technologies, an affinity for analytical questions and a strong drive to excel in their field. Applicants must take an English language test and an aptitude test. Please visit the admission and registration webpage for instructions.

Important Dates

Autumn semester:
Mid September until Christmas (calendar weeks 38 to 52)

Spring semester:
Mid February until the end of May (calendar weeks 8 to 22)

Info Sessions:
  • Monday, 17 October 2022, online
  • Monday, 14 November 2022, online
  • Monday, 12 December 2022, Online

Tuition / Fees

Enrolment fee: CHF 250.-
Semester fee: CHF 800.-

Duration of study

The studies usually last four semesters, but the period can be extended for up to eight semesters. Students can start either in the autumn or the spring semester.

Career Perspective

The Information and Data Science Master’s programme enables you to tackle challenging specialist and management functions in a wide range of fields, discover the vast potential hidden in data, and successfully manage complex data projects. The programme prepares you well for taking on challenging management roles in SMEs, corporations, public institutions, and non-profit organisations – in response to the strong demand for talented specialists and managers who can effectively apply the principles of data science in their work. Furthermore, this programme gives you an excellent basis for starting your own business.

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