The MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence will hone your business decision intelligence, your business analytics proficiency, and your expertise in data science. Especially, you will acquire a ‘common language’ understandable by both data scientists, IT developers, and business management. The curriculum targets the technical and design skills, AI knowledge, and competencies needed to master strategic analytical methods and tools, and data management, and to be at the forefront of AI projects with the objective of creating successful and innovative strategies. Be the next generation of data digital architect!
Location: Lille Campus
Sept – May: academic courses / June onwards: work experience
♦ 1-year full-time programme taught entirely in English
♦ 6 core modules & 7 electives
♦ Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)
♦ 3-6 month internship / work placement
♦ Master Project
♦ French Classes
♦ Artificial Intelligence
♦ Business Analytics
♦ Customer Intelligence & Analytics
♦ Data Visualization
♦ Web Analytics
♦ Data Sciences
♦ Machine Learning
♦ User Experience Management
♦ Digital Strategies
♦ Data Regulation & Security
♦ Big Data Technologies
The personal and professional benefits of an internship are immense and long-lasting. Expanding your global contact network is no different. During your internships abroad you will develop valuable business relationships which will take your career goals to an international level. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC.
The Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice. If you prove your ability to perform high quality research, EDHEC faculty or members of its research centres may, working under their supervision, offer you the opportunity to deliver your Master Project in the form of applied research.
French multinational communications and digital transformation partner, Publicis Groupe is the corporate sponsor of EDHEC’s MSc in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The Master’s programme gives students in-depth insights into the fields of digital transformation and artificial intelligence, backed up with data expertise, analytical proficiency and finely honed business decision-making skills.
Founded in 1926, Publicis Groupe is the world’s third-largest communications group by revenue. By seamlessly blending creativity and technology, the company is driving business transformation across the entire communications value chain. It believes its collaboration with EDHEC is an excellent fit.
“Publicis Groupe leverages its unique assets in data, creativity, media, consulting, technology and artificial intelligence to deliver big ideas that have a strong impact on how our clients engage with consumers in every dimension,” says Arthur Sadoun, Publicis Group CEO. “Publicis Groupe believes in the power of creativity, intelligence, and technology to pioneer change.”
Mr. Sadoun says his company’s aim is to be an “indispensable partner” to its clients in their own transformation by providing them with “seamless and agile access to its best-in-class expertise across the entire value chain”. The group’s partnership with EDHEC allows students to experience first hand the latest evolutions in solving business and customer issues.
"In this age of convergence and empowerment, Publicis aims to attract people who can help its clients reinvent themselves and guide them through their transformation, says Stéphane Bartolomucci, Human Resources Director at Publicis Sapient, the group’s digital entity. The company wants colourful personalities with an irrepressible passion for all the opportunities unleashed by digital disruption", he says, and “EDHEC graduates are an obvious human-resource pool”.
“This partnership gives students a great opportunity to apply and learn quantitative and statistical skills, coupled with business knowledge and design and communications skills through Publicis consulting projects and keynote events,” says Florian Pelgrin, Programme Director of the MSc Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence. “What’s more, students see the potential of artificial intelligence to transform business and understand that analysts, data scientists, data managers who are able to tell a story with data will be invaluable on the job market and in their companies.”
Le Wagon is a coding bootcamp: students learn to develop web applications from scratch.
Since 2017, Le Wagon Lille and the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence have partnered and offer students a 9-week Bootcamp to learn how to code.
The initial objective is clear: open students’ minds, teach them the basics of computer programming and break down the barriers between business and technology. The programme focuses on practice and collaborative work. It teaches all the necessary skills to build a technological product (design, prototyping, code, production launch) and allows students to create their own project during the last 9 days of the training. At the end of this training, the students will present the projects they have developed during a Demo Day. In addition to being a high quality bootcamp, Le Wagon is a real human adventure where you learn to code in a team and on a concrete project.
Le Wagon is a career booster for business school students about to work in technological environments. This training will help you differentiate yourself from a more traditional profile when you are looking for Product Manager or Data Analyst positions. Le Wagon hands over all the tools you will need to develop a project or work hand in hand with a technical team and comprehend their mindset.
As the saying goes "The code is the new alphabet", therefore learning how to code through Le Wagon Bootcamp is a great opportunity! as. Le Wagon hands over all the tools you will need to develop a project or work hand in hand with a technical team and comprehend their mindset.
Upon completion of the bootcamp, you will know the basics of coding, apprehend its logic allowing you to learn new languages more quickly.
Through its 9-week full-stack programme, Le Wagon delivers a certification title of Web Application Designer/Developer registered with the RNCP (level II). This certification is issued at the end of the training after deliberation by the jury and subject to successful completion of the tests.
More than just a training course to learn how to code, Le Wagon conveys its knowledge while respecting an agile philosophy.
Learn more about this partnership
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“I am excited by the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence and its ability to make the experience of learning exciting, cutting edge and meaningful to the business challenges confronting the world today. The development of this MSc programme is the cultivation of my, 20-years of experience as an educator and practitioner. It fulfils my purpose to create a platform to educate the brightest minds interested in data sciences and business analytics. I chose to create the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence at EDHEC because the spirit of this business school corresponds to the mission and values of our programme: to bridge the gap between data specialists, IT managers and decision makers and build the new generation of managers able to create successful and innovative strategies for the digital age. I am thrilled to help shape the future of our industry.”
— Florian PELGRIN
Our teaching methods are aimed to give you the core competencies necessary to compete in a complex and competitive business environment. You will learn to deepen your analytical thinking, develop practical skills, and design creative strategies for business success.
Our methodology includes:
♦ A core curriculum that is relevant to today’s business needs
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning activities
♦ Personal performance coaching
Professor - Head of Faculty (Law)
Business Ethics, Law
Data Science and Economics
Assistant Professor - Specialty: Operations Management
During each step of your learning experience, you will acquire progressive, in-depth and practical knowledge in data sciences, computing, business & digital analytics, business intelligence and artificial intelligence.
EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan.
A dedicated team organises numerous training and recruitment events, on- and off-campus, to prepare you for challenging international recruitment processes and to help you network with potential employers.
The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. It offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals: the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme.
Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on 8 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.
List of services Career Centre provides:
Every year EDHEC Career Centre organises a number of events throughout the year to give its students an opportunity to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work with.
Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department.
♦ APPLICATION FEES : €100
♦ FEES : €23 500
♦ APPLICATION DEADLINE : 30 JUNE 2019
► Please Note : Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2019.
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 4-year bachelor degree (or equivalent)
♦ Excellent academic profile.
♦ Computing knowledge is a “plus” (VBA, statistical software, Html5, Css, Ruby or Python)
♦ Strong GMAT or GRE or Tage Mage or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only).
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test Waiver.
Admission to the EDHEC Master programmes is highly selective. Normal entrance requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited school, college, or university; academic excellence; superior scholastic potential (certified by GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage or CAT scores); and English language proficiency. Admission decisions are made on the basis of your overall profile as reflected in the application pack.
Successful candidates come from a wide range of education backgrounds and experiences. They also display distinguished academic excellence, strong analytical skills, interpersonal competencies, international awareness, have proven motivation to undertake the programme, the capacity to make significant contributions to EDHEC Business School’s learning environment, and the potential to succeed as professionals, managers and leaders in the related field of study. The Selection Committee relies heavily on profiles, motivation letters, recommendation letters, and CVs.
The online service will enable you to apply for every Masters programme offered at EDHEC Business School - Master in Management (MiM) or Master of Science (MSc). Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. You will be informed by email of the evolution of your file including the final decision.
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♦ Application fees must be paid online.
♦ After validation, your application will reach to the final stage and no reimbursement will be possible, even in the event of your withdrawal.
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♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
EDHEC offers various scholarships & financial aids based on merit and financial need of the student. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships. Lastly, students accepted to EDHEC are entitled to apply for private loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees.
The EIFFEL Scholarship offers financial support to high-achieving international candidates. It awards about €1200 per month. The scholarship is financed and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Who can apply:
Any students under 30 years with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
EDHEC offers scholarships to support high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities. A request for financial aid must be made at the time of application via the Financial Aid & Scholarship Form.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
for Indian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in India. This scholarship is offered to two Indian students (2 scholarships of 50% for MiM Programmes) with an excellent academic background and clear career objectives.
Who can apply: Indian students who have been accepted into EDHEC's Master in Management programmes with high ranks from our selection committee.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered to the Russian citizens and to Russian students (1 scholarship of 100% for MSc programes) graduated from Russian Universities with an excellent academic background, clear academic vison and career objectives.
Who can apply: Russian students who have been accepted with high ranks from our faculty in one of EDHEC’s 1-year MSc programmes.
When is the deadline: Students (applying for MSc programme) should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
French Embassies offer a number of scholarships which are available for excellent students from all over the world.
More information: Please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in your country
Campus France is a French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility. Campus France manages CampusBourses, a grant search engine that is an essential tool for financing your education in France.
More information: CampusBourses: grant search engine
Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux: This scholarship is available for both French and international students living in France for more than 2 years with very low income.
More information: Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux (in French)
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The International Students Office helps international students to resolve any administrative or transitional tasks (visa application, accommodation, insurance etc.) during their stay in France.
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GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
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Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?
Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?
EDHEC offers scholarships and financial aid to candidates with excellent profiles. External financial aid is also available to EDHEC applicants.
What is the EIFFEL Scholarship?
How does the financial aid apply to the tuition fees?
What is the EDHEC Career Center?
Complementary courses in French are offered to all international students enrolled in our MSc programmes. Our French classes cover all learning levels, from complete beginner to advanced study. The goal is to support your acculturation to French culture and give you the linguistic foundation—grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening—to express yourself in the French language.