Bachelor of Science in Data Science

General

Program Description

For all explorers, who are one step ahead of the future.

With a bachelor in Data Science you are well trained to professionally collect, process and evaluate data, one of the most valuable resources of our time. You are able to derive recommendations for new digital business models and products from the evaluations and thus give companies decisive impulses for the future. In addition, you will become an expert for Big Data Analytics as well as Data and Cyber Security.

Main areas of study

  • Data Analytics Methods
  • Data Science Methods
  • Data Science Applications and tools
  • Data Security
  • Innovation methods and skills

Specializations

In the 5th and 6th semesters in full-time option or 7th and 8th semesters in part-time option:

  • Programming
  • Domain-Specific Case Studies and Tools
  • Web Technologies
  • Security
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Team Management

Study Abroad

In the 4th semester of the full-time option International Summer School in the 6th semester of the part-time option Practice

Practice

Intern domestically or internationally (full-time option) Practical projects, business games, labs, excursions (full- and part-time option)

You successfully completed your bachelor studies in Data Science? What’s next?

Depending on which specialization you have chosen, you can take off in the following areas, for example:

  • Data Science/Analytics
  • Data/Information Security
  • Research and Development
  • Innovation Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Development
  • Consulting

Your bachelor’s degree in Data Science makes you a frontrunner in many different fields and industries. Your digital and analytical skills are in demand, whether it be in business (large corporations or long-established companies), start-ups, agencies, consulting firms, and public authorities. And this demand continues to grow.

Experts that can collect, process and evaluate data, identify the economic potential from it and develop recommendations for action that ensure the success of companies, services, and products of the future are in high demand on the market. The demand is only growing here as well.

In addition, there are a large number of career opportunities for all-rounders who will bring the future forward in interdisciplinary positions between research and development, innovation and product management, marketing and business development. And the trend? Also on the upswing.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The private university XU Exponential University is Germany’s first university to focus exclusively on digitization and technology. At Studio Five on the grounds of the Filmpark Babelsberg in Potsdam, ... Read More

The private university XU Exponential University is Germany’s first university to focus exclusively on digitization and technology. At Studio Five on the grounds of the Filmpark Babelsberg in Potsdam, we set up a campus that focuses specifically on the education, advancement, and networking of future heroes of digital change. A place for you! Read less