Not only that, but data is also gaining in value. Companies and other organizations use data to gather valuable insights and create business opportunities. That’s why there’s a growing demand for skilled data scientists who know how to make sense out of the vast sea of data and put it to good use – both effectively and safely.
Our master’s program in Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship is a unique collaborative venture between Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Tilburg University. We educate students to become data science professionals with excellent business skills. You will be equipped with the skills you need in order to use data science to develop innovative, value-adding and sustainable activities for all sorts of businesses. From large, established corporations to budding start-ups. You’ll learn how to translate imaginative, data-driven ideas into concrete projects, develop technological solutions, launch a business venture and assess its effectiveness.
By the time you have completed your degree, you will have developed a robust scientific perspective combined with a practical business approach that will form an excellent platform for a successful career.
The master’s program Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship combines TU/e’s technological know-how with Tilburg University’s business, legal and societal insights. In other words, it draws on the best in theory and practice from two leading Dutch universities. It provides you with a thorough understanding and knowledge of a wide range of techniques at the interface of technology and business – all while taking account of potential social impacts.
What makes this master’s program so special?
The master’s program in Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship is based in the dynamic Mariënburg campus in the vibrant Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (watch the campus video tour).
“The master’s program Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurships (DSBE) emphasizes the importance of the many interests that are at stake in transforming data-driven concepts into viable business ideas. Taking responsibility is vital, as data can affect everyone, everywhere. That’s what made me found my own company, LUX, that urges on making transparent data-driven applications today’s norm. However, the curriculum of DSBE is not only for those that want to start their own company; it is suitable for everyone that wants to make an impact on the world’s data-driven tomorrow. “
– Max Roeters
“Looking at the education at JADS one thing that I really enjoy is that if you look at the papers that we read they are all recently published papers which is very important in the field of data science because the field is moving incredibly fast.”
– Fabian Kok, DSBE Graduate
“The most unique aspect of JADS is the close connection between business and the program, in the form of the many startups that are hosted in the building where the education also takes place. You also have the JADS Playground, which is an incubator, that can really help you start up your own business and you can even do that as your own master thesis, investigate your own business idea and pursued it. I think it’s really interesting how JADS focuses on the business aspect of data science.”
– Ruward Karper, Master student
“At JADS you learn the technical data science skills but also learn to apply it on real-life cases and together with all the facilities provided, within this campus, you learn to become a great data scientist and future-ready.”
– Jari Rijnen, DSBE Graduate
“The most unique aspect about JADS is their strong connection with businesses and MKB’s in general. Also, their unique approach to support students who start businesses in a data-driven environment really convinced me to start at this institution.”
– Jules de Bruin, Master student
The two-year program focuses on the tools and skills that you need in order to analyze data used by today’s businesses and turn this into meaningful insights. You’ll acquire the skills and gain the experience you need to evolve into a well-rounded data scientist. You’ll learn by using real business data and case studies based on data-driven issues.
You’ll benefit from close collaboration between Tilburg University and TU/e, attending classes with leading researchers from across the full spectrum of data science – ranging from machine learning and information retrieval to human computer interaction and large-scale data management.
Take a look at our admission requirements to find out whether you’re eligible for the master’s program in Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship.
The Application deadlines of the Master’s Program at the end of August are:
The Application deadlines for a start of the Master’s Program at the end of January 2024 are:
We offer a half-year pre-master’s program worth 30 EC credits by way of preparation for the master’s program in Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship. This preparatory program is intended for those students who have sufficient knowledge of statistics and mathematics, but who are not immediately eligible for the master’s program itself.
The JADS JMJ Scholarship is offered by the Sisters of the Society of Jesus Mary Joseph (JMJ), a Congregation founded by Rev.Fr. Mathias Wolff S.J in the 19th century, located in the Netherlands.
This Scholarship is intended for international students from outside the EU/EEA area who want to pursue the Master Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship (Joint degree) at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS).