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M.Sc. DDS Webinar

Join our next webinar on:

  • Tuesday, 30 June 2020 at 4.00 PM CET (German time)

We will introduce you to the program in general, the research areas and the application process.

Following the online presentation, you will have the chance to ask your questions in a live Q&A session.

To join our webinar, please click here.

Further information can be found on our RWTH Business School homepage.


M.Sc. Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS)

Our world and businesses in particular face disruptive change due to exponential growth of both the amount of data which can be captured from a wide range of data-sources and the computational capabilities to process the data. Future experts and managers will need to understand how to leverage Data Analytics and Decision Science to create value from data - this is what you will learn in this master program.

This exciting new master course is designed at the intersection of the fields of Data Analytics and Decision Science (Operations Research) and graduates will learn how to combine machine learning and deep learning techniques with mathematical optimization approaches, heuristic algorithms and simulation techniques to create value in specific application areas.
Besides, RWTH Aachen is ranked number one in the field of Statistics & Operational Research in Germany by the QS World University Ranking 2017.

The M.Sc. in Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS) has been carefully designed to equip ambitious professionals with a STEM background with a distinct set of skills needed to succeed in a digitized and globalized economy.

Data-driven decisions become mission-critical in one vertical after the next. Many professions will face disruptive change, job descriptions will change significantly as data- and algorithm-driven decisions are at the core of creating value for businesses and new jobs will emerge. Tasks currently performed manually or supported by simple approaches will require specialized knowledge in Data Analytics and Decision Science, machine learning and optimization techniques in the future.

The M.Sc. degree granted by RWTH Aachen University in Germany will also enable you to pursue an academic career and continue studying towards a PhD in fields such as data analytics, machine learning & artificial intelligence, operations research and engineering.

MME-DDS Factsheet
Why you should choose the M.Sc. DDS
Career Perspectives


Study format:
M.Sc. Degree program
4 semesters (full-time)
Credit points:
Course fees:
30,000 EUR for the entire program
M.Sc. (RWTH)