In the English-taught bachelor's program in Data Science offered by Tilburg University, you learn to analyze the large amounts of data that today's society operates on. You learn to spot trends for businesses, government agencies or nonprofit organizations. Besides the technical side of the program, you will be focusing on societal issues - legal, social, ethical, business, and entrepreneurial - relating to Data Science.
The first year is split fifty-fifty between the universities, but we will endeavor to make sure that the lecture and exam timetable does not require you to be in two locations on one day. After the first year, there are more opportunities to choose electives in the curriculum. Your choices therefore determine at which university you attend more lectures.
Through this special partnership, you are taught by specialists from not one, but two universities. We can offer you a unique, multidisciplinary program that focuses data science from a wide perspective of expertises. It is this multidisciplinary approach that will make you unique on the labor market and of great value to business and nonprofit organizations alike. There are very good job opportunities for data scientists.
With your English-taught Bachelor’s in Data Science, you could work as a data scientist in international jobs . You are someone who can translate questions within an organization to technical data issues and vice versa . You can also decide to work as a data entrepreneur, running your own data science company, or as a specialist within a larger company.
Because data science is important in many industries you can be employed in a wide range of companies and nonprofit/governmental institutions. Companies may want to know more about the purchasing behavior of their customers: for instance, the police use big data to detect crime, and healthcare shares global data in order to be able to do better research on rare diseases.
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Binding study advice: 45 ECTS (credits)
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The admission requirements for this program for international students are, in short:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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