Jacobs University Bremen

Data Science for Society and Business

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Data Science
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 Jun/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
€10000
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Tuition: 20,000 € per academic year. All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up 12,000 to € per year. EU students are eligible for a minimum guaranteed scholarship of 4,000 €.

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in the social sciences (e.g. business, economics, political science, psychology, sociology). The university is also open to accept students from the humanities and natural science (e.g. history, health, or other neurosciences with a quantitative orientation).

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
TOEFL iBT
min 90
IELTS
min 6.5
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with the Duolingo test with a score of 110. Native speakers and applicants who completed their undergraduate studies in English may be exempt from this requirement. Please note that most English proficiency tests are only valid for two years. Please make sure that the test has not expired yet. If you have doubts about being exempt from this requirement, please get in touch with the Graduate Admission team at graduateadmission@jacobs-university.de.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


Applications need to include the following documents:

  1. Letter of motivation: When writing your letter of motivation, ask yourself the following questions (please limit your letter of motivation to 1 page, and follow the guidelines of a formal letter):
    1. Why have I chosen Jacobs University to continue my education?
    2. Why should I be admitted to my chosen master's program?
    3. Which qualities make me an exceptional candidate?
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV): Make sure your CV describes your academic and professional information, extracurricular, and voluntary activities. If you don’t have any professional experience, you can describe the academic projects you were part of during your studies.
  3. 2 letters of recommendation: Letters of recommendation typically come from professors, lecturers, project supervisors, or employers. The purpose of a letter of recommendation is to explain and confirm the academic and/or professional skills, that have become apparent to the issuer of the letter during the time they knew you.
    1. All letters must be duly signed and if possible sealed by the issuer.
    2. The content of both letters cannot be identical.
    3. Certifications of employment or studies are not valid.
    4. Make sure that letters explicitly say your name, the name of the issuer, and his/her contact information.
  4. Bachelor transcript in English or German: If you have not received your final transcript, please submit your most updated transcript or official mark sheets of all completed semesters. If your bachelor transcript is not written in English or German, make sure to submit the original document along with its official translation.
    Please keep in mind these guidelines for your bachelor transcript:
    1. The translation must be done by a certified translator, a translation done by yourself is not valid.
    2. If your transcript is composed of several pages, make sure to send them in order and to include all semesters.
    3. If your transcript contains an explanation of the grading system or GPA calculation regulations, please include it too.
  5. Bachelor's degree certificate in English or German: If you have already graduated but have not received your bachelor's diploma, please submit your provisional certificate. If you have not graduated yet, please submit your latest enrollment certificate confirming the semester you are currently studying and if possible the potential graduation date.
    Please keep in mind these guidelines for your bachelor degree:
    1. The translation must be done by a certified translator, a translation done by yourself is not valid.
  6. English language proficiency test (see language requirements).

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website