Why choose the Master’s programme in Applied Information and Data Science at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts?
It’s designed for practitioners
Our data specialists are highly competent in using the right queries, interpreting the hidden information in data, and gaining insights for forecasting trends and events – with a view to helping management teams, organisations and society make better decisions. To this end, the Master's programme provides future data specialists not only with deep expertise in their field but also with consummate skills for applying it for optimal benefit. By working on projects, they will further develop their knowledge by tackling real-life problems as found in a wide range of applied fields.
It’s flexible and individual
Students have a great deal of flexibility in designing their studies, and they can determine the start, duration and course load based on their individual needs.
Our Master’s programme emphasises the interdisciplinary nature of data science and covers topics in fields as varied as technology, analytics, design and management. This ensures that students will have a broad, multidisciplinary experience and gain excellent prospects as businesspersons or researchers.
It’s open to career-changers
The fields of data science today are as varied as the disciplines in our students’ academic background (social sciences and economics, natural sciences, engineering, humanities). Accordingly, the Master's programme is designed for ambitious individuals with a university degree, a strong interest in data technologies and above-average analytical abilities.
The Master's programme in Applied Information and Data Science has an international orientation based on the EDISON project of the European Curriculum Development Programme, which is part of the EU’s research and innovation programme “Horizon 2020.”