Data Science careers and subsequent Master's programs
As a data scientist, you have a bright future ahead. Data scientists have become indispensable in different types of companies and sectors. Therefore, you don't have to worry about finding a job. You can choose to look for a job immediately after your Bachelor's degree, or continue your studies with a Master's program, for example at Tilburg University or Eindhoven University of Technology.
Possible jobs Data Science
Most students choose to do a Master's program after obtaining their Bachelor's degree. Your career depends partly on the Master's program you will do. Graduates end up working, for example, in banking institutions, the government, telecom providers or consultancy firms. There are also graduates who start their own businesses.
What can you do with a Data Science degree?
- A data scientist structures big data with special tools and software. You'll write algorithms to unlock, structure and analyze data. With these analyses, you try to recognize patterns in big data and create prediction models that provide insights for a company or organization.
- A data engineer, designs systems to collect, organize, and make accessible large and complex data sets so that others can use the data effectively. For example, you will ensure that data from different databases can be linked together in a logical way.
A data analyst transforms data into information. You will develop data models, compile reports and provide advice to the management of a company or organization. You will support them in making decisions, optimizing processes and defining strategy.
Graduates found work at ABN AMRO Bank N.V., VodafoneZiggo, or started their own company.
Subsequent Master’s programs Data Science
After getting your Bachelor's degree, you could start looking for a job, but you will significantly improve your chances by doing a Master's program. With Data Science, you have a wide range of Master's programs at Tilburg University or Eindhoven University of Technology to choose from. Some Master's programs require you to take certain courses during your Bachelor's program in order to be admitted. Make sure to check the application and admission page of the Master's program of your choice.
Examples of Master's programs at Tilburg University you have access to with your Bachelor's degree:
Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship (joint degree)
Become a data engineer, data scientist, data entrepreneur or data consultant, or prepare yourself for the career as a data-driven researcher. In this joint interdisciplinary program of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology you will focus on real-life assignments from the business. Learn to use data science to develop innovative activities for large, established corporations and promising start-ups.
Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence
This 2-year Master's program combines knowledge of cognitive science and artificial intelligence with techniques such as advanced deep learning, deep reinforcement learning and Bayesian modeling. You will investigate various aspects of intelligence, such as reasoning, learning, perception, communication and collaboration from both a human perspective and a machine perspective.
Business Analytics and Operations Research
Learn to merge business, mathematics and statistics with advanced data science and optimization methods. After graduation, you will be ready to take on a wide range of applications, including inventory management, recommendation systems, vehicle routing, and scheduling.
Become a highly trained marketing analyst. The Master's program in Marketing Analytics teaches you to gather and analyze big data using the latest techniques and methods available, in order to provide management with critical marketing insights and opportunities, both online and offline.
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