FH Upper Austria

Data Science and Engineering

  • MSc
  • German
  • 4 Semester
  • Hagenberg Campus
  • 15 Places
Application period

In 2017, the world was generating 2.7 billion gigabytes of data per day. And by 2020 forecasts say this figure could exceed 44 trillion gigabytes per year. This veritable flood of data harbours invaluable know-how that is just waiting to be accessed. Structuring the information, identifying patterns and applying the findings in a fast, efficient way is crucial for decision-making in a multitude of sectors ranging from biomedical research to finance and manufacturing. The curriculum of this Master's degree focuses on various areas in data analytics and computer science, including statistical methods, machine learning, data mining and visualisation. Students also acquire expertise in their chosen pathway: biomedical data analytics or data analytics for marketing and production.

Note for applicants: The main language of tuition on this study programme is German, although some modules may be offered in English.

Entry requirements

Completion of at least a 6 semester specialized relevant Bachelor’s degree or comparable higher education at university level.
Good proficiency in German.


Application mode:
online via http://www-en.fh-ooe.at/application

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
after the closing dates for applications

Admission procedure:

Start of studies:
winter semester

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
For students from EU and EEA countries: EUR 363.36 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution  For students from non-member states: EUR 726.72 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution. Merit-based scholarships are available.

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