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Pre-Master’s program Data Science and Society

The Data Science and Society pre-Master’s program is designed for students with (1) a relevant university degree that does not entirely meet the admission requirements of the Master's program in Data Science and Society, or (2) a relevant Dutch hbo degree.

Advantages of taking the pre-Master's program

  • The pre-Master's semester consists of Bachelor's courses familiarizing you with the basic theories and research skills necessary for starting on the Master's program, with a focus on methodology and statistics.
  • It gives you some extra time to get used to studying in a different educational system, and to build up a social and professional network in the Netherlands.
  • After you have completed the pre-Master’s program you have access to the following Master's program:
    MSc Data Science and Society

Pre-Master's programs

For university graduates
For Dutch hbo graduates

Program content

Course overview

Please Note: programs are subject to change. We advise you to look up the current program in Osiris Student at the start of the year.


Interested in the MSc Data Science and Society?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application