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Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship (joint degree)

2 years English Starts end of August and end of January

Become a data engineer, data scientist, data entrepreneur or data consultant, or
prepare yourself for a career as a data-driven researcher. The Master Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship combines the technological know-how of Eindhoven University of Technology with Tilburg University’s business, legal and societal insights. Learn to use data science to develop innovative activities for established corporations and promising start-ups by using real-life assignments from partner organizations.

Education as of September 2022

All education takes place on campus again, now that the coronavirus measures have been scaled back. Of course, we will always maintain a safe environment for our students and staff. Therefore, a few basic measures still apply. For the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation, see our FAQs for prospective students.

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Program and courses

In the Master Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship (DSBE) you cover all necessary disciplines to successfully apply data science in business and entrepreneurship in a responsible way. Data engineering is about designing systems handling the data infrastructure. Data analytics is about data science and AI models you run on the data. Since all models inevitably provide an output, interpreting, explaining, and interacting with this output is critical. That is why data-driven decision making is needed. Data-driven business development is about translating the models into business impact, supported by law and ethics that the first four disciplines need to align with.

Benefit from the combination of Tilburg University’s business, legal and societal insights with the technological know-how of Eindhoven University of Technology:

  • In almost all courses you apply data science techniques.
  • You can do more than one year of coursework in collaboration with businesses  providing real-life data challenges.
  • Study and work as part of a close-knit and interactive community of students, researchers and companies on Tilburg University's dedicated JADS (Jheronimus Academy of Data Science) campus in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
  • Benefit from the support and encouragement by JADS Playground & MKB Datalab when starting your own business.

Typical courses are:

  • Data Engineering
  • Data Mining
  • Deep Learning
  • Strategy and Business Models
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Interactive and Explainable AI Design

More on the program and courses

  • Koen Aarns

    Koen Aarns

    DSBE alumnus & CEO Bluetick

    "Make use of the time available in the program for starting your own company. This allowed me and my fellow students to start working full-time immediately after graduation."

  • Giorgia Tandoi

    Giorgia Tandoi

    DSBE alumnus & Machine Learning Engineer at Floryn

    "The best part of JADS is the community I belong to; at first as a student and now as Machine Learning Engineer. It enables me to work and learn from students and researchers every day."

  • Teun tanis

    Teun Tanis

    DSBE Alumnus

    "The career events of the Data Science Days, that are hosted several times per year on campus, are the perfect opportunity to get in contact with potential employers."

Career prospects

As a graduate of the Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship master, you have excellent career opportunities. You possess a deep scientific understanding grounded in practical experience from working on real-life cases. Together with a valuable professional network, you will be fully equipped to enter the job market with an ever-growing number of data science and AI-related vacancies. Not only in the Netherlands but also worldwide.

Graduates of the Master Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship work as data engineers, data scientists, data analysts, data entrepreneurs, data consultants, or PhD candidates.

Some examples of our graduates’ jobs

  • Data Scientist at KLM
  • eCommerce Lead at PepsiCo
  • Data Engineer at ASML
  • Business Intelligence Expert at Amazon
  • CEO at Bluetick

More on the career prospects

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Application and admission

This Master's program starts:

At the end of August and the end of January

Best preparatory programs:

Bachelor's degree in the field of data science, artificial intelligence, computer science, information systems, mathematics, or econometrics. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree in business, entrepreneurship, management, psychology or economics with a solid quantitative component.

Pre-Master's program

Open for both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (hbo).

Tuition fees and scholarships

Check the information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available for international students. Please note that JADS (Jheronimus Academy of Data Science) also has its own scholarship program.

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More information on this Master's program

Visit the JADS website for more information on the program, other JADS activities, and its campus. Download the brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, and career prospects. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus in Tilburg, Eindhoven, or ‘s-Hertogenbosch, abroad, or online.

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Interested in the MSc Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship?

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