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Data Science for Life SciencesHanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen
Data Science for Life Sciences
Would you like to specialise further in Data Science? In the master programme in Data Science for Life Sciences, you will be combining your knowledge of life sciences with data science. You will work as a professional on new data processing technologies and contribute to healthcare and innovations in the Life Science industry.
The Data Science for Life Sciences master programme is for life science or IT-students who want to learn more about the growing field of data science. After this master you will not only be able to conduct research, but also facilitate and initiate innovations for the Life Science Industry. You learn how to build and manage data storages and breach the gap between life sciences and technology.
You will develop into a data scientist who bridges the gap between domains of life sciences and technology. You will play an active role in ensuring that the data generated by the exponential growth in databases and medical databases is exploited to the full. The data scientist of the future must be up to speed with new developments in the professional field and must know exactly how and where the necessary information can be gathered and integrated in order to reach a well-informed research conclusion. This master programme responds to the growing demand for data scientists and is the first master at a university of applied sciences in this field.
- BSc in Biology, Life Sciences, Informatics or equivalent
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.
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.
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- Omics project (quantified self)
- Preparatory Course
- Data Sciences (exploration)
- Programming (design)
- Research & professional skills
Scholarships & funding
Hanze UAS has various scholarship possibilities to aid students financially if they meet the requirements.
For more information, please visit the University's website.
Master of Science
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
- Scientist researcher
About this institute
Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
If you choose to study at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, you will be joining a learning community where we bring education, applied research and the business field together. And on top of that, you will be living in the best student city...
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