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Data Science and Entrepreneurship

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
16000 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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Combine management, entrepreneurship and business models with deep knowledge on data science methods from mathematics, statistics and computer science with the Data Science and Entrepreneurship programme offered by Tilburg University.

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Overview

Data Science and Entrepreneurship offered by Tilburg University in short:

  • Combine data science courses with courses that address the entrepreneurship pillar of the program. Incorporate theories and concepts from legal and ethical aspects of business venturing, intellectual property, and ethical and privacy aspects of data.
  • Apply data entrepreneurship in building a technology startup, in which you and your team use data-driven methods to test the feasibility of an idea/innovation, build a data-intensive product/solution, propose sales channels and customers, and develop entrepreneurial skills in building a technology startup.
  • Solve actual problems with real datasets from industrial partners. Representatives will actively work with our professors to coach the student teams.
Program and courses

Combine the technological know-how of Eindhoven with the business, legal and societal insights of Tilburg. This synergy ensures that we educate data science-driven entrepreneurs who have the capability to create, develop and market data technologies, conduct research, and present results in a clear, non-technical manner. 

  • Combine data science courses with courses that address the entrepreneurship pillar of the program. Incorporate theories and concepts from legal and ethical aspects of business venturing, intellectual property, and ethical and privacy aspects of data.
  • Apply data entrepreneurship in building a technology startup, in which you and your team use data-driven methods to test the feasibility of an idea/innovation, build a data-intensive product/solution, propose sales channels and customers, and develop entrepreneurial skills in building a technology startup.
  • Solve actual problems with real datasets from industrial partners. Representatives will actively work with our professors to coach the student teams.
Study at two universities
  • Offering you the best of both worlds: a campus life in the heart of a bustling city, and a place where students, researchers and industry join forces. Elective courses may require traveling to either Eindhoven or Tilburg. 
  • The compulsory part of the program will be held in the vibrant Mariënburg Campus, a former convent in the city of 's Hertogenbosch. The campus offers an intimate yet cosmopolitan setting for its international student community.
  • For business ventures and startups initiated by students, we’ve created special on-campus spaces. It’s here where students, researchers, startups and business interact to tackle urgent industry and societal questions.

Career prospects

According to a Harvard study, the profession of Data Scientist is the ‘sexiest job’ of the 21st century. In other words: the skills that you will have as Data Scientist are in exceptionally high demand. 

The career opportunities are sheer endless. You can work as Data Scientist in multinationals or manage your own data science company; finding new markets and opportunities with data. Within an organization, you are the one who translates questions into technical data insights and vice versa.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Data Entrepreneurship in Action I
  • Data Mining
  • Data & Law (IP&Privacy)
  • Data Architecture & Integration
  • Strategy and Business Models 
  • Data Entrepreneurship in Action II 
  • Deep Learning
  • Cognition & Creativity
  • Data Entrepreneurship in Action III 
  • Process Mining
  • Ethics & Entrepreneurship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

1. Direct admission 

The following BSc programs meet the BSc-level entry requirements and can be directly admitted to the Joint Master's Program Data Science and Entrepreneurship:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Econometrics
2. Indirect admission

Students with a BSc-level diploma in one of the following disciplines may be eligible to be enrolled directly into the Joint Master's Program Data Science and Entrepreneurship:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business Informatics
  • Business & IT
  • Information Science
  • Lifestyle Informatics
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Science
  • Innovation Sciences
  • Web Science
  • Business Information Management

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

JADS JMJ Scholarship
  • Scholarship for excellent students enrolling in the Master Data Science and Entrepreneurship at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science.

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