A 2-year joint degree Research Master's programme (120 EC) aiming to train future PhD students who will start their doctorate at one of the Schools in Business and Economics of the 3 partner universities: University of Amsterdam (UvA), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
Business Data Science students are typically hard-working, independent, mathematically skilled, creative and inquisitive. They have the ambition to start an academic career.
The programme is very selective. The selection of students is a careful process and includes an interview with the applicant. Selection is based on:
The programme prepares students for a PhD trajectory in Business departments at one of the partner schools (EUR, UvA and VU). Students are assisted in finding positions, but the programme cannot guarantee a position for all students. Students who manage to get a PhD position at one of the partner schools are supported in entering the international academic job market through a preparation programme.
The application procedure consists of 4 steps.
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The Business Data Science Research Master is a selective programme for students who have the ambition of pursuing a PhD in Business at one of the schools in economics and business of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. A maximum of 30 students enrol each year. Students are selected by the Admissions Board.
Admissions go through Studielink. During the application process in Studielink you will be asked to provide several pieces of information and documents.