|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
Data Science & Big Data
|University website:||Social Data Science|
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Earn a degree accredited in Austria and the U.S.
How does the Internet change Society? How to follow, forecast and control the spreading of a pandemic? How to achieve larger participation of people in the decision-making processes using new technologies?
Our digital era in the 21st century calls for data-driven reasoning to answer these and other similar new societal, organizational, and environmental challenges. In response, the MS program in Social Data Science aims to educate a new generation of data science experts, entrepreneurs, and policy makers with a strong affinity to the social sciences, who are able to understand digital societies and will be able to shape their future.
Why MS in SDS at CEU?
English language data science program with a focus on the social sciences.
Degree with a global recognition that is accredited in Austria and the U.S.
Specializations in four interdisciplinary tracks.
High-quality yet affordable degree.
We develop employable graduates: CEU is perfect if you're looking to boost your employability skills and pursue a meaningful career with a deeper purpose.
1-year and 2-year programs:
Tailored to the unique ambitions of a student, we offer 1 and 2-year full-time programs both accredited in Austria and the U.S. While the 2-year program offers the full Master program training (120 ECTS, 60 credits) in Social Data Science, the 1-year program (60 ECTS, 30 credits) allows to complete your studies after an undergraduate or graduate program.
What will you gain from this program?
In our MS in SDS, you will learn to collect and analyze big data of social processes to understand the digital world with a socially responsible and critical approach.
Develop the best skills to accelerate your career:
In this program you will master state-of-the-art computational skills for the collection, curation, processing, preparation, and analysis of data. You will develop a high level of proficiency in methods from applied statistics, machine learning, web mining, network analysis, visualization, spatial analysis, natural language processing, and many more.
You will be able to understand and model complex, networked, dynamic, social, economic, political, technological, and ecological systems with a critical reflexion on the advantages and dangers of data driven methodologies.
Study in Vienna, the Heart of Europe:
The Social Data Science program is a Master of Science degree program simultaneously accredited in the U.S. and Austria, providing a degree with both accreditation at once. Join CEU, a leading research institution in social sciences in Central Europe where students work under close supervision and enjoy the support of world-class researchers.
We are committed to promoting the values of open society, self-reflective critical thinking and academic freedom. You will study in Vienna, the capital of music, a new business hub of Europe and, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the world’s most livable city.
January 2, 2023: Early Bird Deadline (30% tuition fee reduction).
February 1, 2023: For master's studies with financial aid.
March 15, 2023: For self-financing master's candidates who will require a study visa.
August 15, 2023: For self-financing master's candidates who will not require a study visa.
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