Study Program Master Data Science

Study Program Master DS&E

A joint program by Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology

Combine the technological know-how of Eindhoven with the business, legal and societal insights of Tilburg. This synergy ensures that we educate data science-driven entrepreneurs who are able to create, develop and market data technologies, conduct research, and present results in a clear, non-technical manner. You’ll learn from teachers who are experts in their respective fields. You’ll develop skills and gain experience that will make you a well-rounded data scientist. You learn by using real data and case studies of data-driven issues and how these will impact industry and society.

The program

The Master’s program Data Science and Entrepreneurship (jd) entails a two-year full-time program requiring students to attain 120 credit points (ECTS). The master starts at the beginning of every academic year at the end of August/ beginning of September. The curriculum is divided into four semesters of 30 credits each. The study load of the individual courses is 6 ECTS, except for the Master thesis, which has a study load of 24 ECTS.

    • 10 compulsory courses (60 ECTS)
    • 3 restricted elective courses in year 1 (18 ECTS)
    • 1 elective course in year 2 (6 ECTS)
    • A minor (12 ECTS)
    • Master thesis (24 ECTS)

Students choose a Minor which consists of two courses  of 6ECTS. Next to the Minor students are asked to take three compulsory courses and one elective. The Master thesis takes place during the second year.

study program

Compulsory courses

Find more information about the curriculum of the Master’s program Data science and Entrepreneurship. You can also check out all the course descriptions.

Year one

Year 2

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Elective courses

Electives first year

In the second semester of your first year, you choose three electives:

Electives second year

In your second year, you choose one of the minors:

Minor Agrifood

Minor Crime & Safety

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Forensics
  • A free minor which consists of two courses from the minors or electives from year two or semester 1.2.

In addition, you choose one elective:


Academic Year Calendar

Check out the calendar for the academic year 2021-2022. Of course, schedules are subject to small changes and are mentioned here for preview purposes only. Please contact us if you need to know the exact schedule or once enrolled as a student, check

Year Calendar 2021-2022

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