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M.Sc in Big Data and Analytics – FOM University


A. Well, you must be wondering what is special about Don Bosco School of Management that makes it exceptional from other management schools.
So, here are the top 5 reasons –

  • DBSOM has more than 18 years of experience in management education.
  • DBSOM offers various unique courses which have global prospect such as Big Data and Business Analytics, Fashion Management, Financial Management etc.
  • Students learn different foreign languages as part of the curriculum.
  • Our students get opportunities to do their internship abroad.
  • Dual Specializations for all the programme.
  • Offering professionals the chance to study in the 4th ranked university in applied sciences and also one of the largest private university in Germany
  • Courses taught by faculty with International exposure
  • Industrial visits, projects, and events would be part of the programme
  • Placement assistance
  • FOM University is accredited by the FIBBA, Institutional accreditation by the Science Council
  • World-class education by highly qualified staff.
  • Hundreds of academic courses to choose from.
  • The medium of communication in both English and German.
  • Endless opportunities to work in Germany after graduation.


  • Data Science and Business Analytics are at the core of every modern globalized industry. Working in today’s technology-centric workforce not only requires superior leadership skills, but also the ability to translate data problems into the bigger picture for the organization.
  • Data Science and Business Analytics are no longer just buzzwords – they are essential business tools. Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created, and international Data Corporation estimates that by 2020 the Big Data Analytics market, just one slice of the larger Data Science and Analytics market – will grow to over USD 187 billion. Big Data and Business Analytics have a great scope of usage across industry verticals globally.
  • Organizations using Big data and Business Analytics for their data-driven decision making are more productive and profitable than their competitors.

Don Bosco School of Management, Bangalore offers an M.Sc. programme, a 2-year learning journey into the world of Big Data and Business Analytics. The programme leverages 4 semesters, two in India and two at FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management, at Essen Campus, Germany.

The programme provides candidates with domain-specific knowledge regarding data science and business analytics through data-driven decision-making.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering from any recognized University
  • Should have studied Mathematics or Statistics as a subject during their graduation and should have an inclination for number crunching.

A. Students will study the first year at DBSOM Bangalore, India campus and 2nd year in FOM University campus in Essen, Germany.


A. Click on the link https://dbsom.in/app-form/ and fill in the form to apply for the course.

A. The last date of application for the upcoming batch is May 2020. (https://dbsom.in/masters-big-data-business-analytics.php)

A. There are two academic intake sessions in a year, i.e. the first one in April/May and the second one is October/ November.


A. Germany can be easily considered as the ideal destination for all the international students

  • Germany is rated World’s third most attractive study destination.
  • Top ranked universities
  • Better career prospect
  • Work permit for international students
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Explore the 22 European countries with your student visa
  • Part-time work opportunity for 20 hours in a week.
  • After completion, you will get 18 months of Visa extension
  • From the snow-covered peaks of the Alps in the south to the pristine sands of the beaches in the north, Germany has more breathtaking natural beauty than other EU countries.
  • The cost of living in Germany is quite reasonable compared to other European countries.
  • More than any other country, Germany has more a traditional top globally ranked university.
  • According to German law, international students are allowed to work part-time for up to 20 hours per week or 120 full days of a year. Data shows that more than 60% of current international students work part-time during study tenure in Germany.
  • It is easier to get a job in Germany than any other EU country, thanks to their booming economy.

A. This is a very common query which can be raised by any international student before stepping into Germany. But it is a misconception that a student cannot stay in Germany without the knowledge of the local language. While 95% population in the country speak in German (Deutsch), the language barrier is not a big problem there because the country is a part of the European Union and the entire population has a mix of various global cultures.

A. It is not compulsory to learn the German language as the medium of instruction in most of the German institutes and universities is English. Although German is the third most spoken foreign language in the world. But we, at DBSOM, provide German language training to our students – A1 and A2 levels for their proficiency.


  • The cost of living in Germany is quite reasonable compared to other European countries. You will need around 853 euros a month (around $957 US dollars) to cover your living expenses in Germany or 10,236 euros per year (around $11,484).
  • The prices for food, accommodation, bills, clothes, and entertainment are basically in line with the EU average. Your monthly rent is your largest expense in Germany.
A. Yes, accommodation will be covered for 1 year in Germany including health insurance and bedding.
A. Yes, food will be provided alongside accommodation. Also, there will be arrangement for proper vegetarian food as well.


A. The total fee to be paid for this programme is INR 24 Lacs. Do check our website (https://dbsom.in/masters-big-data-business-analytics.php) for more information.

A. If you are not able to pay the fees by yourself, then you can take an education loan to finance your study. In that case, we have a dedicated loan department to assist you.

A. Yes, you can pay in installments. The decision may change as per the college policy.

A. Yes, you can do an internship or part-time job during your study tenure.

A. No, you don’t need any particular skill to get a job in Germany. The unskilled workforce can earn up to 10 euros per hour. And, if you have experience in a certain field, then it is a plus for you.

A. You can earn around INR 64,000 /- per month.


A blocked account is a special kind of bank account for international students in Germany, to prove they have enough financial resources to live in Germany for one year during their student visa application.

A. From January 2020, the annual requirement of the amount that must be paid into the blocked account when applying for a visa will become to 10,236 euros. This increased amount applies to all the German visa applications submitted from September 1, 2019, onwards

Opening a blocked bank account in Germany is easy. One just needs to follow these steps below --

  • 1. Bank as per the college recommendation
  • 2. Apply for your blocked account
  • 3. Fill in the pdf application form
  • 4. Deposit funds
  • 5. Get your blocking confirmation

The list of required documents to open a blocked account may vary depending on the bank you choose. However, you will need these following documents to open a blocked account in Germany:

  • An application form
  • Your valid passport
  • The admission letter from your university
  • A prepaid fee
  • Blocked amount confirmation letter from the issuing bank

DBSOM will help the student to complete the entire process.

A. The time it takes to open a blocked account depends on a few factors such as your nationality, the workflow of the German embassy in your country, your paperwork, etc. If everything goes well, your blocked account should be ready within a week from the day you submit your application.

A. A. Once you settle at the registered address in Germany, you can withdraw money from your blocked amount. However, you won’t have direct access to the amount of your blocked account in Germany. The only way you can withdraw your money is by opening an international student bank account in Germany where your blocked money will be transferred every month.

A. If your visa application is rejected by the German embassy, you will get a refund. Contact personally the blocked account provider or the German consulate in your country and they will tell you what you need to submit in order to get your money back. However, that transfer fees will not be refunded.


A. Yes, you need a Schengen visa.

A. There are four types of German visas that may be issued from the German consulate based upon the students’ study levels and degrees. The list of variants is given in the following.

  • Type A: transit visa through international airports (no entry into Germany permitted)
  • Type B: transit visa for transits through German territory, one can stay for a maximum of 5 days
  • Type C: short term-stay for a maximum of 90 days within six-months after the first entry, referred to as a Schengen / Tourist visa. A Tourist visa or Schengen visa cannot be converted into a residence permit!
  • Type D: National visa or visa for research purposes. You are required to stay in Germany for longer than three months within the six months after your first entry. This is also called as Schengen D Visa. Any person in possession of this visa along with valid travel documents is permitted to move freely in the Schengen area (26 European states) for up to three months.

However, A Type D National visa can be converted into a residence permit after entry into Germany.

A. It is advisable to contact the German Embassy or Consulate General in your country of residence to find out what documents are required. Generally, you will have to submit the following:

  • Antrag auf Erteilung eines Visums für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Application for a visa for the Federal Republic of Germany, available at your German agency abroad or on the website of the Federal Foreign Office)
  • Valid passport
  • Cover letter
  • Bonafide certificate
  • Transcript – Graduation
  • Admission Letter from FOM
  • IELTS exemption letter
  • Semester – I Transcript
  • Photograph
  • Passport photocopy
  • PAN Card photocopy
  • AADHAR Card photocopy
  • Insurance
  • Ticket details
  • Blocked account

A. It is covered in the course fee (but only for the first attempt).

A. The German student visa application process can be a tedious process for many international students. But the best part is Don Bosco School of Management entirely takes care of the students’ visa.

A. It takes 4 to 8 weeks for your German student visa application to be processed. The processing time varies depending on the country and the German embassy you apply at.


A. Upon the course completion, FOM University provides placement assistance to the students through myFOM portal, job fair, workshops etc. section]

A. The institute is visited by numerous companies for recruitments. The average and highest salaries offered by these companies to the students of DBSOM are in between INR 28 Lakhs and 38 Lakhs respectively.

A. Here is the list of job roles you can land upon the course completion – Business Analyst, Functional Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Solution Architect, Finance & Risk Analytics Manager, Analytics Manager, Infrastructure Manager, Project Manager.

A. Don Bosco School of Management offers placement assistance to its students in the focus areas across industries. The Institute has tie-ups with reputed organisations across industries who visit the campus for recruitments. The students also are exposed to various workshops, career fairs, and industrial visits during their tenure. DBSOM has collaborated with many international institutes and universities like FOM University, Germany; Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt; Nagasaki Wesleyan University, Japan. The universities help the students by providing them with components that help them get through the placement process. The students get opportunities to earn through internships and part-time jobs as well.