M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science and Entrepreneurship

Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS)

24 months
16200 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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​The two-year Data Science and Entrepreneurship programme is a joint master by Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, offered at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS), and therefore a truly interdisciplinary business-technology-analytics program.


The Data Science and Entrepreneurship program from Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is ideal for students eager to bring data science into effective use in business. This Master's program in data science is executed in the vibrant Marienburg data science campus in the city of 's-Hertogenbosch.

A joint program by Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology

Taught in collaboration, the Master's program Data Science and Entrepreneurship synthesizes the unique key strengths of Eindhoven University of Technology and Tilburg University: 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. 

A data science Master's program for you? 

Data Scientists are able to analyze massive amounts of data, see patterns in it and convert this to new products or services which are useful for business. This requires:
  • Technical expertise: you are able to analyze massive amounts of data, see patterns in it and convert this to new products or services.
  • Curiosity: you desire to discover and model a problem down to a clear set of concepts (and hypotheses that can be tested).
  • Creativity: you desire to look at a problem in different ways and find novel solutions.
  • Communication skills: you are able to communicate effectively with different people, on divers aspects of data science. You know how to use data to tell a story.
  • Social skills: you are able to collaborate with others, with similar and different backgrounds, to tackle challenging problems.
  • Interest in/knowledge of Entrepreneurship: you desire to develop your entrepreneurial skills.

Career opportunities in data science

Develop innovative, value-adding and sustainable business activities within existing corporations and new start-ups...

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. Or you can work as a data consultant or analyst: from advising companies who want to know more about the purchasing behavior of their customers, to using big data to support police crime detection work, to helping healthcare institutes share global data to fight major diseases like Malaria. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Mining
  • IP and privacy
  • Data Engineering
  • Strategy and Business Models
  • Business Analytics
  • Innovation Services
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Deep Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The Master's program starts in September, the Pre-Master's program starts in February.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be directly eligible to the Master Data Science and Entrepreneurship (jd) the curriculum of your Technical Bachelor program needs to meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 10 ECTS in Mathematics
  • A minimum of 10 ECTS in Statistics
Courses in:
  • (Introduction to) Computer Science / Data Science
  • Databases
  • Algorithms
  • Programming (at least one language, preferably Python)
  • Machine Learning / Data Mining 
Next to this you need to meet the English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2143 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for 's-Hertogenbosch

780 - 1160 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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