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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

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2017-12-06

Analysis

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The questions

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Participants:

  • 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

    01:43

    Do you require professional experience to apply?

    04:19

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

    08:09

    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?

    12:06

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

    13:50

    Three Words Max

    15:55

    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?

    19:10

    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.

    21:02

    Guest change

    21:09

    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?

    24:36

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

    27:06

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

    29:29

    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…

    33:16

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

    35:09

    Hi Valentin! What is Lille like for student life?

    37:10

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

  • 39:23

    Conclusion