Master of Statistics and Data Science (blended / online) 24 months Postgraduate Program By KU Leuven |Top Universities
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Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

7,518 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

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Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

Master of Statistics and Data Science

The Master of Statistics and Data Sciences will help you develop a problem-solving attitude and teach you how to apply statistical methodology. You'll be trained intensively in both the theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and data science. 

About the programme

The Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science is offered by the Leuven Statistics Research Centre (LStat), a privileged meeting space for statistics and data science researchers from a range of different domains and a stimulating environment for multidisciplinary statistical and data science research. You'll be trained intensively in both the theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and data science. The programme will help you develop a problem-solving attitude and teach you how to apply statistical methodology.

To tailor-make the programme to your needs and interests, you can choose one of the tracks:

  • Statistics and Data Science for Biometrics
  • Statistics and Data Science for Social, Behavioural and Educational Sciences
  • Statistics and Data Science for Business
  • Statistics and Data Science for Industry
  • Theoretical Statistics and Data Science
  • Interdisciplinary Statistics and Data Science
  • European Master of Official Statistics (EMOS, on-campus only)
The programme can be followed either on campus in Leuven or in an online/blended format. When you choose the online/blended format, it is possible to compose your programme by only selecting courses that are offered fully online, and to graduate from the programme without ever coming to Leuven. 

More information about the on-campus versus online/blended format

Career perspectives

As statistician and data scientist, you may find yourself designing clinical trials and supporting the biomedical sector,  setting up and analysing psychological tests and surveys, performing financial risk analyses, statistically managing R&D projects and quality controls, developing statistical software, working in academics ...

The applications of statistics and data science are very diverse, just like your professional options. In our programme, you will gain all the necessary experience and insights to efficiently complete data related challenges in any professional context. We are delighted to welcome you. 

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

Master of Statistics and Data Science

The Master of Statistics and Data Sciences will help you develop a problem-solving attitude and teach you how to apply statistical methodology. You'll be trained intensively in both the theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and data science. 

About the programme

The Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science is offered by the Leuven Statistics Research Centre (LStat), a privileged meeting space for statistics and data science researchers from a range of different domains and a stimulating environment for multidisciplinary statistical and data science research. You'll be trained intensively in both the theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and data science. The programme will help you develop a problem-solving attitude and teach you how to apply statistical methodology.

To tailor-make the programme to your needs and interests, you can choose one of the tracks:

  • Statistics and Data Science for Biometrics
  • Statistics and Data Science for Social, Behavioural and Educational Sciences
  • Statistics and Data Science for Business
  • Statistics and Data Science for Industry
  • Theoretical Statistics and Data Science
  • Interdisciplinary Statistics and Data Science
  • European Master of Official Statistics (EMOS, on-campus only)
The programme can be followed either on campus in Leuven or in an online/blended format. When you choose the online/blended format, it is possible to compose your programme by only selecting courses that are offered fully online, and to graduate from the programme without ever coming to Leuven. 

More information about the on-campus versus online/blended format

Career perspectives

As statistician and data scientist, you may find yourself designing clinical trials and supporting the biomedical sector,  setting up and analysing psychological tests and surveys, performing financial risk analyses, statistically managing R&D projects and quality controls, developing statistical software, working in academics ...

The applications of statistics and data science are very diverse, just like your professional options. In our programme, you will gain all the necessary experience and insights to efficiently complete data related challenges in any professional context. We are delighted to welcome you. 

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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Admission criteria

To apply for the Master of Science in Statistics, candidates should (have) successfully obtain(ed) an academic bachelor’s degree with at least two courses in introductory statistics.

For the most recent – and only official – information on the admission requirements, please check our webpage.

Student profile

  • Do you have the ability to autonomously build a discourse based on disciplinary insights? The ability to contextualise and critically process scientific information? The knowledge of research methods and techniques and the ability to apply them within statistical disciplines, insight and involvement in ethical and societal questions? If so, then this is the master programme for you. 
  • You should have obtained an academic bachelor's degree with a sound background in introductory statistics. Prospective students should also have cognitive skills, competencies and attitude expected of a master-level student.

2 Years
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,116 EUR
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International Students

7,518 EUR
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