Master

Computer Science
Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €800/Month
  • next intake: October 2022
  • Full time
  • Fast track available

Our Master's in Big Data & AI will turn you into a data science expert! Discover the latest big data technologies and find out how to successfully implement AI tools in companies. Strengthen your analytical, business and soft skills.

  • English
  • winter semester
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Your course content
What you will learn

This Master's programme provides a computer science education that includes classic modules such as software development and programming yet teaches specialised knowledge regarding Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

Get to know the latest big data technologies and know how to implement AI and machine learning tools in a business environment. In addition to technological expertise, you will deepen your analytical, business and soft skills in various projects and internships.

Choose between:

  • 4 Semester / 2-year option, if you completed your previous Bachelor's degree with an equivalent of 180 European credit points (ECTS) or if you have a 3-year Bachelor's degree (subject to assessment by our admissions team)
  • 3 Semester / 1.5-year option (Fast Track), if you completed your previous Bachelor's degree with an equivalent of at least 210 European credit points (ECTS) or if you have at least a 3.5-year Bachelor's degree (subject to assessment by our admissions team)

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

During your studies you'll develop your intercultural, managerial and communication skills through practical projects. Your interdisciplinary IT and business education will make you a sought-after expert in the current and future job market.

Choose from the following career paths:

  • Positions in business analytics
  • Management positions in marketing and strategic management
  • IT manager
  • IT consultant
Your choice
Your choice

2-year Master's or 1.5-year Master's (Fast Track)

We offer you the opportunity to complete your studies within 2 or 1.5 years. Choose between:

  • Do your Master's in 2 years (4 semesters): 1.5 years of academic studies + 6-month internship
  • Fast Track | Do your Master's in 1.5 years (3 semesters): 1.5 years of academic studies. For this Fast Track option you will need to have a relevant Bachelor's degree that is equivalent to 210 European credit points (ECTS) or at least 3.5 years of studies (subject to approval)
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The CORE Principle
The CORE Principle

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one IT-specific topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real world challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

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4 Semester Option

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Advanced Data Technologies 5
  • Tools & Methods of Data Analysis 5
  • Software Development 5
  • Machine Learning 5
  • Advanced Programming 5
  • Advanced Mathematics 5
2. Semester
  • Cloud Solutions 5
  • Artificial Intelligence Use Cases 5
  • Agile Project & Risk Management 5
  • Open Source Intelligence 5
  • Artificial Intelligence 5
  • Big Data and Business Intelligence 5
3. Semester
  • Internship 30
4. Semester
  • Scientific Work 5
  • Master's Project 5
  • Master's Thesis and Defence 20

3 Semester Option | Fast Track

3 Semester 90 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Advanced Data Technologies 5
  • Tools & Methods of Data Analysis 5
  • Software Development 5
  • Machine Learning 5
  • Advanced Programming 5
  • Advanced Mathematics 5
2. Semester
  • Cloud Solutions 5
  • Artificial Intelligence Use Cases 5
  • Agile Project & Risk Management 5
  • Open Source Intelligence 5
  • Artificial Intelligence 5
  • Big Data and Business Intelligence 5
3. Semester
  • Scientific Work 5
  • Master's Project 5
  • Master's Thesis and Defence 20

Admission requirements
Our requirements

To submit your application, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a similar area of studies - please submit your degree certificate and your transcript of records. If you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies.
  • Not sure about the academic requirements? Check out our PreMaster programme
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Here are the English requirements you should bring along:

  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct recording)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - deviations from this rule are governed by the current version of the Language Centre's guidelines
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans, Ukraine): EUR 800 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 6450 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. 

An additional enrolment fee of EUR 500 (EU/EEA) / EUR 900 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding

Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You will sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You will pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student – a EUR 3000 deposit
  6. You will receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Preparatory semester
Preparatory semester

PreMaster programme

You wish to join one of our Computer Science programmes but you require some additional knowledge in certain subject areas? Take part in our preparatory semester for our Computer Science programmes and get prepared to enrol in your favourite Computer Science Master's programme at SRH Berlin!

Learn more about the Computer Science PreMaster programme
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  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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