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To be admitted to the Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement, candidates are required to have a set of particularly important skills. This will help to assure a swift and rewarding program progress and individual learning success.

Admission Criteria

  • First degree (at least a bachelor’s degree)
  • Proven skills in statistics
  • A valid employment contract
  • First work experience in a position involved with data generation, collection, or analysis
  • Fluency in English (TOEFL score of at least 85 or equivalent)

Checklist for a Complete Application

  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Photo
  • Letter of Motivation (please see below for details)
  • Self-presentation (please see below for details)
  • Certified copies of all academic degree certificates and academic transcripts (e.g. Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral)
  • Proof of English language proficiency (please see below for details)
  • Proof of work experience
  • Reference form (can be found in the download section; sent by the referee to Mannheim Business School)
  • Company support form (can be found in the download section)
  • APS for applicants from China only
  • Self-Presentation

    Please present yourself in a five-minute video or a PowerPoint presentation with a maximum of 10 slides, answering the
    questions:

    • Why do you think data is so important in today’s business world?
    • Which challenges do you want to address with the help of the knowledge and skills gathered in this master's program?
  • Letter of Motivation

    The letter of motivation forms an important part of the admissions committee's evaluation of your application. Please explain your priorities in the three tracks. The committee uses the essay to measure your experience and interest in various components of survey and data science.

    • Data Collection
    • Data Management / Weighting and Imputation
    • Data Analysis
    • Communication of results

    Identify the components you have experienced and describe the nature of that experience. Describe how you hope the master's program will advance your training. The committee prefers essays that are no more than two typewritten pages (12 point font). Please highlight elements that can't be found in the CV.

  • English Language Proficiency

    Proof of appropriate English language skills can be provided by the following tests:

    a) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 85.

    b) IELTS (International English Language Testing System – Academic Test) with a minimum of 6.5.

    c) Certificate of Advanced English with at least level B2.

    d) A successfully completed course of study, which was essentially based on English as the language of instruction and examination.

    The results must not be more than five years old at the time of the closing date for applications.

Scholarships

At Mannheim Business School, a range of scholarships are available to successful applicants to help you finance your master's degree. Mannheim Business School offers a number of partial scholarships to apply for. Improve your chances by sending us your application as early as possible.

When and how to apply:

The scholarship application forms are available upon request. We can only send you the scholarship application form after you have sent in your complete application documents. The scholarship amount is €2,600, resulting in a total of €19,900  for the complete study fees. 

Below are the criteria for the MBS scholarships:

  • Scholarship For Outstanding Candidates

    Outstanding in this case stands for several achievements and characteristics, such as an excellent educational and professional background, a high TOEFL score, foreign language skills or social engagement. Also, your performance throughout our selection process highly contributes to your chances of a scholarship.

  • Scholarship for Women in Tech

    This scholarship underlines Mannheim Business School's dedication to increase the number of women in the tech industry. Women who can prove a track record of outstanding achievements in their professional lives, academia or regarding social commitment can apply for this scholarship.

  • Scholarship for Researchers

    This scholarship underlines Mannheim Business School's dedication to increase the number of researchers in our applied study program. Candidates who can prove a track record of outstanding achievements in their research or regarding social commitment can apply for this scholarship.

Technical Requirements for Program Participation

The learning experience in this course will mainly rely on the online interaction between students and the instructor during the weekly online meetings. Therefore, we encourage all students in this course to use a web camera and a headset. We recommend that students use a high speed internet connection (LAN), if available, when connecting to the online meetings. Wireless connections (WLAN) are usually less stable and might be dropped. We will use Canvas, a learning management system, for our online courses.

Tuition Fees and Application Period

The current course fee is € 22,500.

Please note the current fee installment plan. 10 equal installments of EUR 2,250 (two thousand, two hundred and fifty), due on the following dates:

  • May 31, 2021
  • Aug 31, 2021
  • Nov 30, 2021
  • Feb 28, 2022
  • May 31, 2022
  • Aug 31, 2022
  • Nov 30, 2022
  • Feb 28, 2023
  • May 31, 2023
  • Aug 31, 2023

Contact Manon Jana Pfeifer for an application for the 2021 intake.

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Manon Jana Pfeifer
Admissions Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement
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  • Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement Application Form
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  • Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement Reference Form
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