In case you are interested to follow (a set of) individual courses of our MSc program Data Science in Business and Entrepreneurship (DSBE) but you are not registered as a student of this program it is good to know that there are possibilities! We allow students from external MSc program in a subset of our program as a minor students (in Dutch: bijvakstudent).
Please note that we have limited capacity. In case there is no capacity in a certain course, we might have to inform you that you cannot participate in the course.
The courses of our master’s program that are open for external students have the following label:
A. No hard requirements
You are eligible to follow this course with any completed BSc degree. However, please be aware that, as the name of our study program faithfully reflects, the scope of DSBE resides at the cross-junction of two fields of study: data science on the one side, and, business and entrepreneurship on the other side. All courses are specifically designed for our master’s program. You are advised to take this into account when applying to this courses asking yourself if the course compliments the curriculum of your own master’s program.
B. Eligible to our master’s program DSBE
You are eligible to follow this course in case you meet the admission requirements of our master’s program. Our admission requirements can be found here.
C. Eligible to our master’s program DSBE plus specific knowledge requirement
Next to being eligible to our master’s program, this course requires a specific knowledge requirement (SKR). We set this SKR, as we also set this requirement for our own students.
Admission requirement label A
Admission requirement label B
Admission requirement label C
Below the courses are listed with label C. The extra specific knowledge requirement (SKR) is written behind every course.
The following courses are not open to external students:
How to apply / check eligibility
Download this document, complete and send it to email@example.com. In case you have chosen courses under label B, you will have to attach your Transcript of Records and a course (check) list, that can be downloaded here. In case you have choses courses under label C, you have to indicate which course you have followed and passed covers the SKR, and include proof of passing this course.
You are eligible for the course. What is next?
In case you are registered as a student to a master’s program at Tilburg University, you do not have to do anything. We will make sure you are registered to the course(s).
In case you are not registered as a students at Tilburg University, you have to complete the this document and send it to the Student Administration of Tilburg University. Please note that they require the following documents:
To be able to prepare for the course, lecturers have written down some (recommended) knowledge requirements. In case a course is not listed, there is no specific recommended knowledge requirement.
No mandatory requirements, but a bit of background in cognitive science / cognitive psychology will be very helpful
No prior knowledge: we assume that students do not have a finance background, but of course this helps