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Statistics and Data Science

Hasselt University

24 months
2168 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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The Master of Statistics and Data Science at Hasselt University combines a solid study of principles of statistics and modern data science, with a focus on applications in the life sciences (e.g. clinical trials, epidemiology, public health, genomics).


Four complementary specializations are offered: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Quantitative Epidemiology and Data Science. All specializations provide a solid basis of data science, but the first three put more emphasis on statistics. The Data Science specialization still has a good statistics basis, but offers more courses on other aspects of data science (e.g. data visualization, programming and algorithms, …).

Key facts:

The The Master of Statistics and Data Science at Hasselt University is quite unique in the sense that (1) it offers a statistics education with a good sense of general data science, and that (2) it offers a data science specialization with a very sound understanding of important statistical concepts and solutions. 

Programme Structure

  • The introductory phase, situated in the first semester of the first year, provides thorough fundamental knowledge of statistics, data management and programming (R, Python and SAS). 
  • Students will become familiar with data, statistical analysis, and, first and foremost, statistical concepts and reasoning. Apart from topic-related subjects, such as regression, a lot of attention is devoted to group-based project work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should hold at least a university diploma or degree certificate or a diploma of higher education equivalent to a bachelor degree (180 ECTS credit points).
  • Admission is given directly to holders of an academic bachelor or master, obtained from a Belgian university, in mathematics, physics, computer sciences, chemistry, biology, life sciences, medicine, psychology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, bio-, business- or civil engineering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2168 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Hasselt

730 - 1150 EUR /month
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