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Embrace data-intensive science and revolutionise health care

The general aim of the Applied Data Science Postgraduate Master’s programme is to prepare you to apply current and upcoming data science methods and techniques within the health domain on an academic level. To this end you will be trained in doing the full cycle of knowledge discovery research, both by following relevant courses and by doing a research project.

Is applied data science the right choice for you?

You should have a strong interest in the application of data science in the field of health and have an affinity for performing application-oriented research.

What you’ll learn

Our course content will instruct you to:
  • Apply state-of-the-art scientific concepts and techniques in data analytics 
  • Prepare and organize data analytics projects in the domain of health 
  • Perform data analyses for innovation in the domain of health 

Why study applied data science postgraduate at utrecht university?

The Postgraduate MSc programme in Applied Data Science is the first postgraduate Master’s programme in the Netherlands that does not focus on business analytics, but on the application of data science in the field of health, a fast growing area in which data are quickly becoming increasingly more important. Second, its multidisciplinary character connects statistics and informatics perspectives onto Applied Data Science on par. Third, the embedding in the new Utrecht University focus area Applied Data Science provides for an active data science community in which students, researchers, and data scientists from a range of companies will regularly meet and cooperate. Fourth, it directly leverages the top research in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine.
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Tuition fee

This programme is not state funded. 

This means this Master:
- Has a total tuition fee of € 27,273 EUR
- Requires up-front payment of € 18,182 EUR
- Has a total tuition fee of € 27,273 EUR
- Is not eligible for study financing from the Dutch student grant and loans system
- Has a different application procedure