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Research Master Business Data Science

Application and admission

Business Data Science

NOTE: Until accreditation is awarded, the full curriculum will be hosted by the accredited Tinbergen Institute research master. Read more here.

Admission requirements

The programme is a selective research master programme that is geared towards excellent and ambitious students who want to pursue a PhD in the business departments of the three universities involved (UvA, EUR, VU Amsterdam). Admissions are highly competitive.  Bachelor's or Master's students interested in business data science with strong research and analytical skills are emcouraged to apply.

A maximum of 30 students are selected by the institute’s Admission Board in a rigorous and careful process based on the following information provided by the candidates:

1.    GRE/GMAT score report*
2.    TOEFL iBT or IELTS test results*  
3.    Diplomas and transcripts of current and previous higher education
4.    Writing sample
5.    Statement of academic interests, including research proposal (max. 2 pages)
6.    Curriculum Vitae
* not for holders of a Dutch degree

Submit your application here

More information on the admission criteria