Data science is an emerging discipline that aims to address this challenge. It is a multi-disciplinary domain, where computer science and mathematics play crucial roles, complemented with human-technology interaction, business models and operations management expertise and skills. The Data Science in Engineering is offered by Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).
This is a joint master program of Mathematics and Computer Science which can be studied as a special track in either the Computer Science and Engineering Master or the Industrial and Applied Mathematics Master.
A unique feature of the DS programs is that it is truly multidisciplinary, as expressed by the base competences. This broad base is necessary to become a data scientist. Next to this broad base, there is also the need to specialize and perform research in one or a subset of these competences. The DS programs facilitate this level of specialization, while gaining breadth and practical experience throughout data science. The letter T in T-profilesymbolically captures the broad base leading to specialization
The Master program Computer Science and Engineering and the Master program Industrial and Applied Mathematics are accredited by NVAO (Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie), the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders.
The Master's degree program Data Science in Engineering takes 2 years, with 4 quartiles per year. The program consists of the following components:
The core courses are:
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
The admission requirements for one of our Master's degree programs depend on your previous education. Some levels of previous education provide direct admission to a Master's program, but it is also possible that you will need to apply for admission. In some cases you need to follow a pre-Master's program first. There are 3 types of previous education:
The following Bachelor's degrees completed at our university give you direct access to the Master's in Computer Science and Engineering:
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