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Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Duration
7 semesters

Tuition fee per semester
6.950 Euro

Tuition fee for semester abroad may differ

Language
EN

Start of programme
September

About the programme

Our Bachelor of Science in Computational Business Analytics is for those who seek a dynamic technology-focused business career. Understanding both the business side and data science side of complex issues and speaking fluently to people from both sides, is mission-critical to a rapidly increasing number of businesses across all industries. The programme focuses on the following topics:

  • Complex problem-solving: Data-driven interdisciplinary thinking and problem solving.
  • Programming: Hands-on programming experience.
  • Data Analytics: Draw inferences from data and develop data intuition from applied use-cases.
  • Computational Methods: Data structures and software engineering principles, data engineering, machine learning, data visualisation. 
  • Formal expertise: Linear algebra and calculus, probability, decision and game theory, economics.
  • Management expertise: management, finance, markets, accounting and corporate law.

Bachelor Day

Come and meet the team on our Bachelor Day! You’ll be provided with everything you need to know about admission requirements, language skills, entry tests, and experiences of current students. The informative day will help you in deciding whether Frankfurt School is the right place for you and you may even get to know some of your future coursemates.

Next Bachelor Day

Date: April 25th, 2020 | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Location: FS Campus

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Curriculum

Our Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics curriculum provides students with the skills required to succed in a career where data science meets the needs of contemporary business. Students will take core business and data science modules and learn how to combine their knowledge in the professional world.

Study Model

Our Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics (BSc) is taught completely in English and studied full-time. This means you will have a normal 4 to 5-day a week schedule. Of course this can vary each semester, however usually you would have at least 1 day off during the week (lectures can take place between Monday and Saturday). It is also possible to take on a student working job on the side of our full-time model.

Learning experience

Our Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics (BSc) applies a practical approach to your studies by preparing you for the realities of data science in the working world. We do this by strengthening your statistical, mathematical and computational skills, and through exposing you to every day working life as part of our cooperative company projects. 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab

The AI Lab provides a space where new learning concepts can be developed, tested, and immediately implemented into the teaching programme. The AI Lab is equipped with four high end computers using the latest GPUs for AI acceleration. Students are also invited to attend our Hackthons and additional workshops. Find out more about our AI Lab here.

Hackathons

Our Hack@LAB hackathons allow students to solve problems chosen directly by a leading company. Students from a range of skill-sets come together and work on the problems using machine-learning techniques and algothrims.

Semester and internship abroad

The 5th semester abroad is an integral part of the Bachelor of Science. Firstly, you will go study at one of our over 100 partner universities. This will be an exciting and challenging experience. Every partner university offers different opportunities. The Frankfurt School International Office will support you with organising your semester abroad.

You will then also do an internship abroad which will allow you to gain practical experience around the world. The internship can be done in a different country from where your exchange university is located. Our Career Services will assist and support you during your search for an internship.

Entry requirements

When should I apply?

We strongly recommend you apply as early as possible, however no later than May 31st  if you would like to be guaranteed a spot in our Bachelor of Science programme. You are required to provide us with all necessary documents and successfully complete our application process.

Applications after May 31st will still be considered, however places will be assigned depending on availability and academic merit.

When applying to our Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics (BSc), you must be aware of all the documents required. Your place at Frankfurt School will not be confirmed until all the documents stated below have been delivered to us.

  1. A recognised secondary school diploma (German "Abitur" or equivalent)
    If you have not graduated yet, then you can apply by uploading your last two school reports
     
  2. Frankfurt School Assessment Centre or one of the following test scores: SAT, ACT, TestAS
     
  3. A letter of motivation 
     
  4. Your CV (resume)
     
  5. Fluent English, both written and spoken, demonstrated by one of the following certificates*:
  • TOEFL iBT (minimum score: 90) or
  • Frankfurt School TOEFL ITP (minimum score: 577) or
  • IELTS Academic (minimum score: 7.0) or
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (C1) or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (minimum score: 76)

*Applications may be submitted without an English certficiate, however we require you to have at least signed up for one and to hand in the results by the 15th of July latest.

For detailed information on our application process, please see here.

Career prospects

On completion of the Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics (BSc) you will be qualified to connect the dots for businesses. Business Analytics gains increasing importance in the industry and important companies, including the Big Four, are seeking experts who understand specific wants and needs and can provide relevant solutions for genuine business transformations. 

Both the private sector and the public sector are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Your skills as a Business Analyst are in such high demand that you may even receive job offers before you graduate or at the company where you completed your work placement. Job opportunities will include but not be limited to Data Analyst; Business Analyst; Data Visualisation Engineer, Internal Data Science Consultant and new roles in all sectors that are experiencing digital transformation.

Financing & Scholarships

Your degree is an investment towards your professional future. As a business school of international standing, we not only offer you academic excellence – we also offer you excellent career prospects.

As we can guarantee the quality of our teaching and research, we also expect the highest levels of commitment and motivation from our students.

We know that financing your studies can be an issue and must be thought about in detail. This is why we give our students the opportunity to receive financial aid or scholarships.

Career Services

Right from the start of your studies our Career Services team is part of your Frankfurt School experience. Our Career Services team is there to support you as you search for exciting internships and your first job after graduation. We host two large in-house career fairs every year, regular workshops, visits by recruiters, and more.

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