The Data Science for Business taught by École Polytechnique provides its students with a very sought-after double expertise across all sectors and industries. It aims to train dual-profile managers and data scientists to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and data managers, who will go on to create impactful startups, disrupt business models and manage innovation.
The MSc Data Science for Business aims to equip students with a double skill set in both science and business. The course helps students build a unique, dual-skilled profile tailored to the specific needs of 21st century companies. This Program responds to the growing demand of companies for a new generation of data scientists and managers, who can deal with data pools on technological, scientific and business.
During these two years, you will benefit from École Polytechnique and HEC’s network of industrial, research and institutional partners. Upon graduation, you will have access to employment opportunities at top firms in a wide range of sectors:
- Financial, banking and insurance sector (BPCE, Natixis, BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Barclays, HSBC, AXA)
- Telecommunications and digital (Orange, IBM, Google, Facebook, Criteo, start-ups)
- Manufacturing IT industry
- E-commerce and retail companies (Amazon, FNAC, Darty, Cdiscount…)
- Consultancy agencies (McKinsey, Accenture, Cap Gemini…) and Business Intelligence (Keyris, Sopra Group, Capgemini Consulting, SAP-Business Object, SAS)
- Data-driven marketing industry
- Media and leisure industry
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- Probability refresher
- Mathematical foundations of data science
- Introduction to Machine Learning
- R for Data Science
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesBusiness Administration Business Intelligence & Analytics Data Science & Big Data View 35 other Masters in Business Intelligence & Analytics in France
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To enter this program, prospective students must have a Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, Business or Economics. A strong background in Mathematics is mandatory as they will deal with data pool and will learn mathematical techniques for extraction and data visualization.
If you wish to apply for the joint degree program Data Science For Business, please note that applications must be submitted via our partner's website, HEC Paris.
The admission committee will assess the relevance and quality of the Bachelor's degree. The Graduate Point Average (GPA), the individual grades for the courses, class rank and any academic awards will also be taken into account.
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International21750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21750 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA21750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21750 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Palaiseau
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.