24 months
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The Professional Doctorate in Engineering program Data Science at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is a two-year post-master's program. It qualifies students with an MSc degree in mathematics, statistic and computer science to become top-level professionals.


Such professionals help industry and business with their decision-making processes based on real, actionable data or become innovative entrepreneurs in the data science ecosystem. 

The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) – a joint initiative of Eindhoven University (TU/e) of Technology, Tilburg University (TiU), and the Data Science Centre Eindhoven (DSC/e) – hosts the PDEng program Data Science. The academy is a thriving data science community, in which postgraduate education, innovation, entrepreneurial activities, lifelong learning, and scientific research are integrated. A major part of the PDEng program Data Science is related to real-life, cross-functional projects with partners in the data science ecosystem. 

Become a top-level professional data scientists

The PDEng program Data Science qualifies its students to become top-level professional data scientists. Candidates hold an MSc degree in fields such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, econometrics, geophysics, bio-informatics, and computational chemistry. They aim for a career in a big data environment that truly leverages their academic experience and talents in the fast growing in-demand field of Data Science.

The qualified data science professional possesses competencies at high level related to project management, social and communicative skills. They help industry and business with their decision making processes based on real, actionable data and become the innovative, entrepreneurially minded specialists in the data science ecosystem. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data acquisition, storage, and management
  • Data preparation and exploration
  • Data mining and data analysis
  • Process mining and process analysis
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Ethics & Law
  • Data visualization
  • Business Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates possess an academic master degree (MSc) in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or in a relevant application field of Data Science such as Econometrics and Bioinformatics. The MSc-degree is from an accredited institution comparable to the Eindhoven University of Technology or Tilburg University
  • Candidates have an academic background that includes: Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science
  • Candidates have an attitude that shows: Technical expertise, Curiosity, Creativity, Communication, Social skills

Tuition Fee

Living costs for 's-Hertogenbosch

780 - 1160 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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