Applied Data Science Postgraduate

Aim

The aim of the Postgraduate Applied Data Science Master’s programme is to prepare students to apply current and upcoming data science methods and techniques within the health domain on an academic level. Students will learn about different types of health data, how to retrieve information from various sources and how this information can be turned into a valuable resource for health research.

Research and career prospects

There is a big demand for applied data scientists in all disciplines in society where data is being used for research, decision-making or customer interaction. Data Scientist is even often being refered to as ‘the sexiest job of the 21st century’. The Master’s Applied Data Science prepares you for a role as: data scientist, data analyst, data architect, data engineer, data manager, information specialist or entrepreneur. Data scientists often work in an international, English speaking environment.

Relations and more information

Our programme is linked to the Utrecht Platform for Applied Data Science and the Applied Data Science Lab.

More information about the programme can be found here.

45
EC
Research project
22.5
EC
Obligatory courses
22.5
EC
Elective courses