Data Science for Life Sciences

SubjectComputer Science, Science


Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 6,816

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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. Would you like to specialise further in Data Science?

Course structure

In the master’s 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 as such contribute to health care and innovations in the Life Science industry. In short, 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’s programme at a university of applied sciences in this field.

How to apply

How to apply

This programme is open to anyone with a Bachelor's degree in computer science, science or other related disciplines.

The video below shows you every step you need to take to apply for a programme at Hanze University of Applied Sciences. Alternatively, for more information, please email

Career opportunities

Postgraduate of the master’s 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-statistician
  • Scientist
  • Scientist researcher
  • Scientific programmer

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