Graduate education at Jacobs University encompasses programs from the natural sciences and engineering to the social sciences and economics. Completion of these programs leads to a Master of Arts (MA) degree, a Master of Science (MSc) degree or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. The graduate program portfolio is based on the focus areas of Jacobs University:
At the graduate level, students deepen their knowledge, extend their academic qualifications and further specialize in an area of their choice. At the same time, graduate students at Jacobs University are trained to investigate and analyze issues from multiple perspectives and without clear-cut disciplinary boundaries.
Graduate programs at Jacobs University maintain the highest standards of teaching and comprise diverse learning platforms including lectures, seminars, workshops, laboratory trainings and excursions. The student-faculty relation is close with dedicated mentors providing students with individual academic advising. Students benefit from the university’s research orientation by becoming involved in research from an early stage and by getting acquainted with the use of state-of-the-art technologies.
The MSc Computational Life Science, the MSc Data Engineering and the MSc Supply Chain Engineering & Management are based on a coherent curricular structure consisting of three pillars. In the Core pillar, students become acquainted with the foundational and advanced aspects of their program. In the Career pillar, students acquire skills and tools to prepare them for their professional future. In the Research pillar, students engage in scientific and industry projects and write their thesis.
Besides academia, graduate students take part in a wider intercultural community and campus life, a privilege that extends far beyond the confines of the classroom. Many students find that the option of living on campus truly rounds out their university experience. Please click here to take a virtual campus tour to learn more.