Master in Data Science

General

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Program Description

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Short Summary

The Master in Data Science program at Amsterdam Institute of Technology is a part-time, online degree program that prepares you to be an all-round data scientist with both technical and leadership skills. 

Why AIT?

Reimagining the Educational Model 

We offer a learning model that fits today’s generation: skills-based, emancipatory, and completely digital. By joining our digital campus, you can learn anywhere without having to leave your job. 

Get the Skills You and Your Employer Want

Our curriculum is competency-based: you focus on your skills development, while we talk to industry experts and learn what they need. We use top-notch digital content and always bring in new tools to further your learning. 

Study Now, Pay Later

With our flexible payment models, you are able to focus on your studies. We believe we can help you get your dream job and share the financial responsibility with you.

Work Towards Your Dream Job

Learn from industry experts: our course facilitators and mentors are all working in your dream domain. You work on practical assignments and projects so that you can build a portfolio to showcase employers your skills and know-how. With our Talent Accelerator Programme, we facilitate your entry in the job market through career coaching and employer introductions.

Program Specs

The Master in Data Science is a 60 ECTS degree program. The duration of this master’s program is 16 months with an expected weekly course load of 14-16 hours. This program and the degree are offered in partnership with European Leadership University.

The curriculum combines communal learning during live workshops with data scientists and action learning sets with your cohort, with flexible self-study on our online learning environment. 

Curriculum

Data Science Bootcamp

  • Module 1: Embarking on Data Science
  • Module 2: Mastering the Basics
  • Module 3: Getting Serious with Data
  • Module 4: Understanding DataFrames and Manipulation
  • Module 5: Data Visualisation and Statistics
  • Module 6: Advanced Techniques in Data Science

Leadership Bootcamp

  • Module 1: Self-Leadership
  • Module 2: Peer-Peer Leadership
  • Module 3: Team Leadership
  • Module 4: Organisational Leadership
  • Module 5: Community Leadership

Final Project

Using action research, design, and execute a work-based data science project in your workplace/an organization.

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Eligibility Requirements

Who should apply?

You should join this program if you want to start a new career in data science or upgrade your skills and boost your employability for data science jobs if you consider working as a freelance data scientist or want to start your own business.

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a STEM field
  • Intermediate or Advanced level of Python programming 
  • English proficiency (IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 90-91)
  • Min. 3 years of work experience is preferred, though not required

Admission Process

The admission process consists of three steps:

  1. Online application form
  2. Online analytical thinking test
  3. Interview with Admissions Team
Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

Amsterdam Institute of Technology helps IT professionals stay ahead in the fourth industrial revolution. We offer flexible, online programs that enable you to work and study at the same time.

Amsterdam Institute of Technology helps IT professionals stay ahead in the fourth industrial revolution. We offer flexible, online programs that enable you to work and study at the same time. Read less