In this Applied Economics and Data Science programme from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, students acquire in-depth knowledge of theoretical concepts and empirical findings on government regulation and in-depth methodological knowledge of modern analytical procedures for empirical data. They learn how to prepare, analyse and interpret large data sets.
The emphasis of this programme is on learning, applying and critically questioning methods and concepts used in current research to analyse and solve economic issues using empirical data.
This Master’s degree programme in Applied Economics and Data Science is a research-oriented programme in which students are systematically introduced to the current state of research and in which they conduct a self-designed research project. After graduation, students are in a strong position to make their own contribution to research.
Careers and Areas of Employment
Graduates of this degree programme are particularly suited for the following careers:
Decision-makers in politics and administration who are responsible for designing and implementing policy measures. Examples of potential employers include:
- The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
- The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy
- The Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Construction and Climate Protection
- Corresponding state ministries in other federal states
- Corresponding institutions at EU level
- The German Environment Agency
- NGOs such as BUND, WWF
- Political parties
- The Economics component
- The Empirical Methods component
- The Data Science modules
- The Specialisation elective modules
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification from prior studies in Sustainability Economics, Economics, Business Administration, Economics and Business Administration, Business Informatics or in a closely related field worth at least 180 credit points.
- Level B2 of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
International818 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 409 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEA818 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 409 EUR per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Oldenburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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