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BSc Data Science

Extracting secrets from data

Key data

Bachelor of Science FHNW in Data Science
ECTS points
Teaching language
German level C1 / English B2 recommended (B1 compulsory)
Semester fee
Swiss residency: 700 CHF; EU/EFTA residency: 1000 CHF


Register now for the start of studies in autumn 2022. The application deadline is 30 March.

Personal purchase recommendations, medical diagnoses, self-propelled cars, stock exchange trading or online marketing - all of this would not be possible without Data Science. Data is the new raw material of our economy. As a data scientist, you can distil relevant knowledge from the growing volume of data and recognize patterns and identify anomalies. Data Scientists create the basis for drawing the right conclusions from existing data.

What you will learn:


Programming artificial intelligence applications.


How to address economic issues in a data-based way.


An ethical way of handling data and artificial intelligence.


How to communicate with decision-makers in the fields of medicine, industry and business


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FHNW School of Engineering, Brugg-Windisch

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Engineering Klosterzelgstrasse 2 CH - 5210 Windisch
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