Program Manager

Prof. Dr. Jan Karpe

Institut für Distance Learning & Further Education (IDF)

Central Academic Advising Office

Südstadt Campus
Claudiusstr. 1, 50678 Cologne
Room 13

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-5500

Organisation

Irina Hein

Institut für Informatik (INF)

  • Room 3220
  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6348

Web Science (Master’s Online Program)

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The five-semester Master's program is conducted entirely online. Web Science is specifically designed for employed professionals. It covers all essential aspects relevant to decision-makers in web-related domains. The program is conducted in English, with online classes scheduled two evenings per week.

Following an interdisciplinary approach, the Master's program (M.Sc.)
not only imparts foundational knowledge about web architecture and
concepts but also discuss various domains, including strategy and
marketing, design, as well as legal and security considerations.
Moreover, students acquire proficiency in project management, digital
leadership, IT consultation, analysis, coordination of web application
systems, internet system architecture, and security concerns.

The Master’s program in Web Science is taught entirely in English and is
designed for professionals with prior degrees in web-related fields.
Eligible candidates should possess a minimum of 12 months of
professional experience in web-related industries and aspire to gain
executive positions and leadership jobs. Prospective students may come
from diverse backgrounds, including computer science, design, business
administration, law, social sciences, or the humanities.

The Master's program offers them a unique opportunity to expand and
deepen their knowledge, enabling them to assume leadership roles either
within enterprises, organizations and/or as freelancers.

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Web Science (Integrated Campus and Distance Education) 
Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)  
Type of program Part-time program for professionals 
Beginning of program Summer semester and winter semester 
Program duration 5 semesters 
Credits 120 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction English 
Campus Gummersbach Campus 
Restricted admission No 
Fees €1.400 (per semester)
Semester fee reduced by the public transport fee (per semester) 
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Additional Information On-site classes take place on TH Köln's Südstadt Campus in Cologne. The responsible Office of Student Services is located on our Gummersbach Campus.  
Accreditation Program accredited until Sep 30, 2024 

Part-time studies for professionals

The Master’s programme is designed to be studied parallel to your professional activities. The courses are held as online lectures, online seminars, and online project work. Students will participate in online sessions on approximately two evenings per week during each semester (Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Online Environment

The online sessions are conducted via the online collaboration tool Zoom, freely available during your studies. The tool allows for online lectures as well as for group work in breakout rooms. For asynchronous communication and cooperation outside the sessions, there is ILU, where also learning materials and term specific organisation information can be found.

In order to participate in the online sessions the students are required to use a computer with adequate resources. In any case a camera, a USB-connected Headset and a network connection are required. In addition to meeting technical requirements it is an indispensable requirement, that the students have a room available where they can participate in the online sessions without being distracted.

Accreditation

This course of studies is accredited by the German quality assurance agency AQAS.

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Program Manager

Prof. Dr. Jan Karpe

Institut für Distance Learning & Further Education (IDF)

Central Academic Advising Office

Südstadt Campus
Claudiusstr. 1, 50678 Cologne
Room 13

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-5500

Organisation

Irina Hein

Institut für Informatik (INF)

  • Room 3220
  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6348


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