Business Intelligence and Analytics, M.Sc.

Business Intelligence and Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months


The Business Intelligence and Analytics Business Intelligence and Analytics programme from ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management trains Business Intelligence and Analytics professionals and equips them with methodology, concepts and skills to decode, analyse and interpret data allowing for efficient collaboration and decision making. Students will explore and master the analytical techniques, software tools, information systems and applications that are used to analyse what happened in the past while better anticipating the future. During the programme, students will delve into the science of business modeling, data discovery, data visualization and data analysis.


  • Taught entirely in English
  • Practical training: Mix of theory, practice and external conferences from professional references.
  • Mastery of tools : Use ofmarket-leader software such as MicroStrategy and IBM SPSS through projects in agile method. Mix of theory and practice.
  • Preparation of future experts: An executive internship to apply the knowledge learnt and obtain professional experience.

Career opportunities:

On Business side

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • Information Manager
  • BI/BA Project Manager
  • BI/BA Team Manager

On Information Systems side

  • BI/BA Functional Analyst
  • BI/BA Consultant
  • BI/BA Architect
  • BI/BA Scrum Master
  • BI/BA Domain Manager

In the long term, with complementary skills and additional experiences, students can expect to reach other expertise jobs such as Data Scientist, or management jobs such as Chief Data Officer.

 Companies that welcome our students:

  • Microsoft
  • Capgemini
  • Valeo
  • BNP Paribas
  • Limgrain
  • L’Oreal
  • Michelin


Accredited by the CGE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • BI Presentation
  • BI Organization
  • BI Methodology
  • BI Methodology Applied (Group Project)
  • BI Fundamentals
  • BI Segmentation
  • BI Segmentation Applied (Group Project)
  • Introduction to Business
  • Mastering Data in Excel
  • French Language Classes (or Certification Voltaire)
  • Thesis Methodology


Recent graduates and professionals seeking to bridge the gap between IT and business requirements and explore Business Intelligence & Analytics. Students gain strong analytical skills to transform data into useful information, develop new business models and assure a better decision-making process.


Lectures are given by:

  • Practitioners, experts and managers from the business world who transfer their experiences in terms of knowledge and concrete examples to the students
  • Faculty professors who are acknowledged as leaders in their fields of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A 4-year Bachelor degree or Validated Master 1
  • Proficiency in English (Official TOEFL score of 550 at least, or IELTS 6.0)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for Clermont-Ferrand

  • 720 - 960 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Early bird scholarships:

  • Payment of deposit: Those who pay the deposit before the beginning of March receive a 5% reduction on the tuition fees.
  • Confirmation of enrollment: Those who pay the deposit within the two weeks following acceptance and till the end of June as a maximum receive a 5% reduction on the tuition fees.
  • Full payment of the tuition fees before start of the programme: 5% reduction on the tuition fees.

Scholarships by ESC Clermont Foundation:

Our business school offers different financing possibilities that are flexible for the students. Applying for a scholarship that is granted by the ESC Clermont Foundation will be possible after commencing the programme. 

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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