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Data Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #76 (QS) ,
Data Science Master's degree programs from University of Zurich provide students with an advanced academic education and allow them to shape their own profiles. The Master's degree qualifies graduates for demanding activities, such as starting a professional career or, for suitable candidates, continuing their academic career in a Doctoral program.  

About

Career options:

With a Master's degree in Data Science from University of Zurich, you will be one of the few informatics specialists in Switzerland who specialize particularly in analyzing and processing data – a field with a huge amount of potential for the future. 

The spectrum of potential employers ranges from major companies in the service sector and international IT companies to specialized small firms. Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career. 

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Customizable elective area 
  • Master’s project 
  • Master’s thesis 
  • Minor program 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

Admission requirements

In order to be admitted to a Master's degree program, an applicant must meet the requirements set out in the ordinance on admission to studies at the University of Zurich. Student Services review the application in this regard. 

The Faculty will then subject the application documents to a specialized academic review and determine the applicant's level of study. The decision is based on an evaluation of the curriculum of the program of studies completed, as well as other documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF.

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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