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Data Science and Society

Tilburg University

Master Postgraduate Tilburg

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary Data Science and Society, trains you to become a Data Scientist that can address challenges such as: how to deal with large amounts of data and what techniques to use.
Course description Study to become a Data Analyst who is able to provide solutions for societal challenges with the use of complex data sets. Add value to a team, company or organization with a combination of technical skills, knowledge about legal and ethical issues related to data science, and the ability to effectively communicate with professionals and researchers from different disciplines. Specialize in Business, Governance, Media, or Health.
Study subjects This one-year program consists of 60 credits (EC): 4 core courses (24 EC in total) 2 research skills modules (6 EC in total) 2 elective courses from a single domain (12 EC in total) Master's thesis (18 EC) You can start in either end of August or end of January .
Course objectives You follow a set of core data science skills courses (programming in R and Python, machine learning, and data mining) in combination with courses in analytics, data science & law, and statistics and methodology. The thesis is an individual project in which you perform a large-scale, data-driven analysis using a data set and research questions provided by research staff, the industry, or government organizations.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, colloquium, computer exercise, group discussion, group assignment, lecture, individual assignment, laboratory work, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, practicum, seminar, tutorial, working group, workshop, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Information about the institution At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C2
IELTS listening 6
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS reading 6
IELTS speaking 6
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL internet based 90
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 1 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 14600€ 14600

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), China Programme (CSC), Colfuturo Scholarship loan programme, Holland Scholarship, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Brazil, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Indonesia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Mexico, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Russia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Thailand, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Vietnam, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Taiwan, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Brazilië, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Indonesë

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

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Contact information for the institution

study info

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Telephone number +31 (0) 13 -466 9111
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