Web Science

Extra occupational Master Programme

WebScience

The term “Web Science” was coined by Tim Berners Lee at the beginning of this millennium. It refers to the necessity of a paradigm change from “Computer Science” to a more interdisciplinary approach and of focusing on the possibilities of the “Web” as the interconnection of people, services and systems.

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Programme Content

The programme has a duration of 5 semesters, which contain the following modules (the links lead to the Web Science Wiki, where you find the module descriptions):

Foundations and Principles I (Web Elements)
Foundations and Principles II (Strategy, Business & Ethics)
Design
Web Trust & Security
Decision & Management
Web & Cooperation
Web & Society
Web Project Development
Master Thesis

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Schedule

The Master’s programme is designed to be studied parallel to your professional activities. The courses are mainly held as online lectures on two evenings per week during each semester (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.).

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Study besides the Job

The Master’s programme is designed to be studied parallel to your professional activities. The courses are mainly held as online lectures, online seminars, and online project work. At the beginning and at the end of each semester an on-site weekend takes place in Cologne.

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Tuition fees

The tuition fees for this Master’s programme are 1400 € per semester. The training master course is offered outside the capacity of on-campus courses, so it is not funded by the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and must be self-sustained.

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About TH Koeln

The TH Köln University of Applied Sciences is Germany’s largest University of Applied Sciences with currently about 25,000 students studying over 45 disciplines at three different campuses. 420 professors and many additional lecturers, assistants and tutors in 11 faculties ensure top level research and education of highest quality.

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FAQ

How does it work to study besides the job? When does the programme start? Any many more questions are
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