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Cologne University of Applied Sciences


Digital Sciences

Subjects: Digital Sciences,Science,Technology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
3 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
303 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The "Digital Sciences" program is a collaborative effort between the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at the Gummersbach site and the Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences at the Cologne site. This project-based Master's degree course has an admission restriction. In the "Business Information Systems" course, which is taught in English, students learn to align information technology with business administration needs. They gain a deep understanding of business activities to determine IT requirements and identify opportunities for successful digitalization. The "IT Management" field of study, offered in German, focuses on strategic IT management. Students acquire broad knowledge and skills in operational IT management, and they also learn about the sustainable development, operation, and further advancement of IT systems.

Program Information

Study Location Gummersbach
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 3 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 303 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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TOEFL paper-based (550 points) - TOEFL computer-based (213 points) - TOEFL internet-based (80 points) - IELTS (score 6.0) - Annotation on the secondary school diploma confirming B2 level (CEFR) - equivalent proof of English language proficiency

Qualification Requirements

University degree (Bachelor's degree or higher) in a suitable field and with a final grade of 2.5 (German grading system) or better. Additionally, the following additional admission requirements must be met. A program is considered suitable if it covers computer science or information science related contents from one the following fields worth at least 80 ECTS credits: 1. Theoretical computer science, formal languages, abstact machines, digital science 2. Programming, programming paradigms, algorithms, algorithmics, mobile computing, software technology, software engineering 3. Web development, web technologies, web-based applications 4. Human-computer-interaction, development of interactive systems 5. Knowledge organization 6. Digital society, computer science & society, media informatics & society, information ethics 7. Information visualization, information exploitation 8. Information in companies, information management, process management, knowledge management 9. Data modeling 10. Data analysis, information analysis, business intelligence, business analytics, decision support 11. Data mining, artificial intelligence 12. Information research, information retrieval, search engine technologies 13. Data bases, information systems, ERP systems, application systems 14. IT law, data privacy laws, legal aspects of computer science 15. Media technology and production, audio-visual media, computer graphics and animation 16. Communication technology and networks 17. Operating systems, distributed systems, computer architectures 18. IT operations, identity management, service management, visualization, services architectures, IT security, IT architecture management 19. IT controlling

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