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Why study Data Science at the UvA?

Excellent career prospects

Data science and analytics are applied in a wide range of fields. Prepare for a career in one of the most sought-after professions in the world today.

Specialise in your field of interest

With our extensive specialisation courses and electives, you can tailor the programme to your interests and ambitions.

Top-ranked university

The Amsterdam School of Economics is internationally ranked within the top-50 putting your Master’s degree on a worldwide map with interested employers.

Comprehensive programme

Build up knowledge and practice with all business areas: marketing, finance, operations management and human resource management.

Is Data Science for you?

  1. You would like training in data analysis, machine learning, and statistical modelling. Learn how to work with large and complex datasets, apply cutting-edge algorithms, and extract actionable insights from data. 
  2. You want to work on real-world data science projects, either in collaboration with industry partners or through research initiatives. This hands-on experience allows you to apply your knowledge to solve practical problems and build a strong portfolio, which is essential for securing data science roles after graduation.
  3. You want to study a multidisciplinary field that combines elements of computer science, statistics, and domain expertise. The programme will teach you how to bridge the gap between data and decision-making in various domains, making you a versatile data scientist capable of addressing complex challenges across different industries.
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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
MSc Data Science and Business Analytics
Regular study programme
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
Roeterseiland campus