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MSc Data Analytics and Decision ScienceRWTH Business School
We are fully on track for a start with our programs in in the upcoming winter semester of 2020 – be it here in Aachen or online with the help of the newest technologies. We are constantly keeping an eye on the current developments and will adapt our processes according to the situation so that you won´t have any disadvantages. For the last years, we have been working with blended learning in most of our courses already. Thus, we are very experienced with video lectures, screencasts or interactive webinars. We are all set for an entirely digital version in case the situation demands it.
M.Sc. Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS)
The M. Sc. in Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS) has been carefully designed to equip ambitious professionals with a STEM background with a distinct set of skills needed to succeed in a digitized and globalized economy.
Our world and businesses in particular face disruptive change due to exponential growth of both the amount of data which can be captured from a wide range of data-sources and the computational capabilities to process the data. Future experts and managers will need to understand how to leverage Data Analytics and Decision Science to create value from data - this is what you will learn in this Master Program.
Become tomorrow’s technological expert by enrolling in our Master Program that is designed at the intersection of Data Analytics and Decision Science (Operations Research). Learn how to develop state-of-the-art predictive models and how to take decisions that optimize business objectives as well as how to combine machine learning and deep learning techniques with mathematical optimization approaches, heuristic algorithms and simulation techniques to create value in specific application areas.
The M.Sc. DDS granted by RWTH Aachen University in Germany will also enable you to pursue an academic career and continue studying towards a PhD in fields such as data analytics, machine learning & artificial intelligence, operations research and engineering.
- At least 125 credit points in mathematics and/or natural sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry, computer science or similar);
- A minimum of 15 credit points in the fields of higher mathematics or statistics, database and information systems, programming, algorithms and data structures, complexity theory, quantitative methods/operations research.
Professional Work Experience:
- Applicants need to have at least 12 months of professional work experience at the day of enrollment.
Proof of English Proficiency:
- The program is entirely taught in English. A recognized certificate of proficiency in English is required.
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M.Sc. Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS) offers a comprehensive program of core courses in machine learning, mathematical and heuristic optimization and data-driven decision making. These courses are accompanied by a wide range of elective courses offering deep-dives into specific application areas. Our courses combine demanding and cutting-edge research with practical projects and challenges. We continuously review and expand the set of electives to cover the latest trends and stay abreast of technological change.
The two-year full-time program consists of seven key building blocks, some of which can be customized to meet your individual needs and interests. You may also enroll in a German language course at no extra cost.
Check out program pages for any upcoming webinars to find out more.
Scholarships & funding
The RWTH Business School offers several scholarships of €2,500 to be awarded for academic excellence, technology leader- & entrepreneurship as well as social engagement. The scholarships have been designed to support highly qualified students in pursuing the DDS program at the RWTH Business School.
Application will be possible from 1 February to 1 March 2020 for non-EU applicants and from 15 April until 15 July 2020 for EU applicants.
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RWTH Business School is located at the heart of RWTH Aachen University – Germany’s leading integrated, interdisciplinary university of technology and a true powerhouse of German engineering. It is hence not surprising that influential employer rankings such as the one...
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