Business Analytics and Operations Research, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
12 months
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16500 EUR/year
2530 EUR/year
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About

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.

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Overview

Program and courses

Combine the fields of business, mathematics and statistics to make smarter management decisions based on quantitative tools and data.

  • Learn the theory and state of the art methods to solve complex business problems, with the focus on optimization methods and techniques for analyzing (big) data, and making predictions.
  • Learn to identify and analyze unpredictable problems and opportunities in a tactical, strategic, creative and innovative way.
  • A strong connection to practice is made. Examples of applications: 

- In logistics: fastest trip and route planning, supply chain optimization, and effective inventory management.

- In the medical field: efficiently allocating donor kidneys and optimizing tumor treatment plans.

- In the public sector: optimizing train schedules and determining the optimal dike height for flood prevention.

  • Develop skills to communicate your findings efficiently with decision makers, while discussing real business cases of companies with both academics and professionals.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for the following on top of programs:

* The Extended Master's Program, which adds a traineeship of half a year to the regular Master's program.

* The QTEM network program, which adds an additional year to the program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and corporate partner.

Career prospects

Your quantitative modelling expertise will open up extensive career opportunities in the private sector, as well as in the public and non-profit sectors.  Our alumni work within operations research firms, consultancy firms, operations research departments, and logistics applications providers.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Optimization Algorithm Expert at Quintiq 
  • Supply Chain Consultant at ORTEC 
  • Quantitative Analyst at Rabobank Nederland

Programme Structure

This one-year program consists of 60 credits (ECTS), of which: 

  • 5 core courses (30 ECTS)
  • 2 elective courses (12 ECTS)
  • Master's thesis (based on an internship or not) (18 ECTS)

Courses include: 

  • Decision Making with Business Analytics
  • Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Optimization
  • Data Science Methods
  • Professional Business Analytics Skills
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Asset Liability Management 
  • Customer Analytics
  • Market Assessment
  • Empirical Finance
  • Microeconometrics
  • Panel Data Analysis of Microeconomic Decisions
  • Dynamic Real Investment
  • Games and Cooperative Behavior
  • Time Series and their Applications
  • Operations Research and Machine Learning
  • Courses in Operations Research theory and methods offered by LNMB in Utrecht

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for the Master’s program Business Analytics and Operations Research, you must have: 

  • A Bachelor's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research or similar discipline from a university recognized by the Admissions Committee.
  • We require you to have a solid academic background in mathematics and probability theory.
  • It is compulsory for this program to submit your GRE General Test
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2530 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of non-EU partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

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29 Feb 2024
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50000 USD
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25000 USD
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01 Apr 2024
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20000 EUR
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12000 USD
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10000 EUR
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Tilburg, Netherlands
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12000 EUR
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01 Mar 2024
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