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University of Cologne


Computational Sciences

Subjects: Computational Sciences,Science,Computing

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
304 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The M.Sc. Computational Sciences is an interdisciplinary program offered by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. This program aims to equip students with the skills to tackle new questions in natural sciences using advanced computational methods. Students will gain expertise in a specific area of natural sciences while mastering techniques in simulation and modeling, data science (including machine learning), applied mathematics, and computer science. The program offers five areas of specialization: 1. Computational Astro- and Space Physics 2. Computational Biology 3. Earth System Sciences 4. Theoretical Chemistry 5. Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics In this program, students will delve into the scientific knowledge of their chosen specialization. They will also learn cutting-edge computational techniques. This dual focus ensures that graduates are well-prepared to address complex scientific problems with innovative solutions. The curriculum is designed to foster a deep understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of computational sciences, making it a comprehensive and robust educational experience.

Program Information

Study Location Cologne
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 304 EUR
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Language Requirements

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English language skills (TOFEL IbT 80, IELTS 6.5)

Qualification Requirements

A first degree in a mathematical or scientific subject of at least six semesters with at least 180 credits (or equivalent). The following academic achievements must be included: At least 21 in Mathematics and Computer Science At least 12 credit points from one of the following subject areas: Computational Astro- and Space Physics: Theoretical Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism (or equivalent), Computational Biology: Biology, Earth System Sciences: Earth Sciences, Meteorology or Physics Theoretical Chemistry: Inorganic Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum Physics and Statistical Physics knowledge of a programming language.

Document Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) and transcript of records incl. overall grade* Evidence of higher education entrance qualification* Only for foreign bachelor’s degrees: VPD (see above “Requirements for admission to a master’s degree”) Letter of motivation (in English) Curriculum vitae Evidence of English proficiency Evidence of knowledge of a higher programming language (e.g. with a certificate or bachelor thesis) Optional: Evidence of other qualifications (e.g. professional practice, placements, stays abroad)

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