Data Science for Food and Health, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
Duration
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

You will be able to integrate data science knowledge and skills with a sound understanding of nutrition, consumer behaviour and lifestyles, and their effects on human health. After graduation from the Data Science for Food and Health programme at the Wageningen University and Research, a data scientist in Food and Health will have a solid knowledge base, as well as excellent connecting skills.

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Overview

The Data Science for Food and Health programme at the Wageningen University and Research  will train ‘bridge builders’ who specialise in applying statistical and analytical instruments to Wageningen domains such as Human Health and Nutrition, Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles, and Marketing and Consumer Behaviour.

Why this programme?

  • Interdisciplinary programme which integrates data science knowledge and skills with a sound understanding of nutrition, consumer behaviour and lifestyles, and their effects on human health.
  • Learn to translate raw data from diverse sources into intelligible and actionable knowledge, using smart data processing and analytical methods.
  • Explicit attention for interdisciplinary skills needed to perform a bridging role between various stakeholders.
  • Personal leadership: students need to design and plan their individual learning pathway during their studies and will learn how to give direction to their personal and professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Science Ethics
  • Societal Health Challenges-Data Science
  • Data Science for Health: Principles
  • Statistics for Data Scientists
  • BITT: Bio-Tech-Med-Nutrition TT
  • AI for Food and Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A WUR BSc degree in Nutrition and Health, Management and Consumer Studies, Health and Society, Communication and Life Sciences, or equivalent.
  • The norm for this equivalence is an assessment of the candidate's experitse in one or more of the following three domains: Health sciences, Consumer sciences, Computer sciences and/or Data sciences
  • Additionally, the candidate should have sufficient knowledge on: Research methodology, Statistics
  • Transcript of records displaying the content of previous course subjects and project work;
  • Curriculum vitae displaying relevant work, internship and/or project experience on an academic level in a relevant field if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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