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What we noted

EDHEC Business School

MSc in Data Analytics & Digital Business

This new master has been specifically designed to bridge the gap between data specialists and decision makers. The programme aims at providing a ‘common language’ understandable by both data scientists and business management. At the end of the programme, students should be able to manage Big Data projects; conduct the future developments of Business Analytics; master critical thinking tools and create successful, innovative strategies for the digital age. It is composed of 8 core modules (Foundations of Big Data analytics; Strategic and Digital analytics, Laws/Ethics/Security for Big Data…) and one track chosen among “Business Analytics and Intelligence” and “Data Science”.

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Entry requirement: Bachelor or equivalent
Duration: One year, full time
Location: Lille
Language: English
Selection: online application + TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC/CPE + GMAT/GRE/Tage Mage/CAT
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles




Zooming in the interviews


The questions

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  • Florian Pelgrin - Director of MSc in Data Analytics & Digital Business, Coordinator of Quantitative Methods
  • Loick Menvielle - Associate Professor, Scientific and Advisory Committee - MSc in Data Analytics & Digital Business
  • Valentin Leblan - Current student
  • 00:15

    The Pitch


    Do you require professional experience to apply?


    Are we required to do our internship abroad? Can we do it in France?


    20,000 € is really expensive for less than a year of classes. Do you offer scholarships?

  • 10:39

    What is the international accreditation and recognition of this degree outside France?


    Do I have the opportunity to take French classes in this program?


    Three Words Max


    Business Schools are sometimes far away from companies. Do you have any courses directly linked to tech companies?

  • 18:03

    Does this program offer any additional certifications, like Google Analytics?


    For a Master in Management student with no academic IT background like me, is it possible to be admitted? I have taken courses specialized in quantitative method (big data), marketing and digital.


    Guest change


    Hey Valentin. What have you liked most about this MSc? What would you change (please don’t say ‘nothing’).

  • 22:37

    Can you tell me more about your blended learning methods, please?


    What technologies are you teaching? Your site says the program embraces the latest technologies.


    Engineer Schools also propose Msc in Data Analytics. Do you consider them as competitors?


    The Expert Question

  • 29:40

    The Expert Question: In his statement on the EDHEC site, Mr. Pelgrin talks about training students to be create innovative strategies in the digital age. How does the program…


    Do you receive any help from the school to find a job after your master?


    Hi Valentin! What is Lille like for student life?


    Who are the business partners with whom you have developed this program? Do they hire graduates from EDHEC?

  • 39:23