Data Science for Life Sciences

Data Science for Life Sciences

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: 1 June
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: €7,700
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

The Data Science for Life Sciences degree programme is aimed at a new generation of data scientists who, in addition to conducting research, are able to facilitate and initiate innovations for the Life Science industry.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Dutch applicants: Bachelor's degree from the Institute for Life Science and Technology Bachelor's degree in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Bachelor's degree in ICT from a university of applied sciences Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Sensor Technology major (with the skills English, Statistics and programming) International applicants: • BSc in Biology, Life Sciences, Informatics or equivalent English level: IELTS test, the required score is 6.5, with no sub scores below 6; Cambridge Advanced Exam in English: B minimum; or Cambridge Proficiency Exam in English: C minimum. Students holding an International or European Baccalaureate are also exempted, as are students with a previous qualification issued in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain or Ireland. Finally, the exemption applies to students who hold a previous qualification issued outside the EEA if they can submit a statement from the educational institution where they took the course testifying that it was taught in English. Entrance level: In general, holders of a Bachelor's degree within the fields described above must deliver documented proof of knowledge and skills in the disciplines of programming, data science and biology. Demonstrated proof is either a diploma, a certificate, a portfolio or a sufficient grade of the entry test.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the master programme will find jobs within a wide range of fields, including ones in scientific research, industry and policymaking, such as: •Senior scientist • Big data engineer • Bio-statistican • Scientist • Scientist researcher

Campus location

Assen , Netherlands