Study a Master in Data Science
Industry, governments and academia are in need of professionals who can provide insights into the large amounts of data that today's society operates on. The Harvard Business Review even calls Data Scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century". We offer several data science Master's programs at Tilburg University and at the Mariënburg Campus in ‘s- Hertogenbosch (JADS). Each MSc program focuses on a unique data science application or area of expertise.
Our Master's programs in Data Science
Data Science and Society1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Become a Data Analyst and provide solutions for societal challenges with the use of complex data sets. Add value to a team, company or organization with a combination of technical skills, knowledge about legal and ethical issues related to data science, and the ability to effectively communicate with professionals and researchers from different disciplines. Specialize by following one of four tracks: Business, Governance, Media, or Health.
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 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.
Economics: Data Science1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Become an economist with hands-on experience in processing and interpreting unstructured (big) data sets. With a strong foundation in statistical modeling and training in programming languages, you will have the right skills to understand the economic value of data and to become an ''analytics translator". This is a track of MSc Economics.
Business Analytics and Operations Research1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
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.
Marketing Analytics1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Become a highly trained marketing analyst: gather and analyze big data using the latest techniques and methods available, to provide management with critical marketing insights and opportunities about online and otherwise.
Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence2 years English Starts end of August
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.
Philosophy of Data and Digital Society1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Datafication and digitalization are transforming our world into a digital society. Examine the impact of this technological transformation on social institutions, science, our work, our daily lives, and even our friendships. Reflect on fundamental ethical and political questions that arise. Learn how you can help shape a morally acceptable digital social world.
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