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ENSAI

MSc in Statistics for Smart Data

During the program, students will have the opportunity to strengthen their skills through courses covering Computer Science, Statistics and Mathematics. They will acquire core concepts of data management and learn how to use tools to access, treat and analyze massive amount of heterogeneous data. This all-English program will allow them to become skilled Data Scientists and work in various sectors like retail, manufacturing, financial markets, insurance, healthcare, energy, and public administrations. The structure of this MSc is composed of one semester of coursework at ENSAI, followed by a 4 to 6-month internship in France or abroad within the professional world or academia/research laboratories.

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Entry Requirements: 4-year Bachelor's degree or the first year of a Master's
Duration: 1 year
Location: Rennes (France)
Language: English 
Selection: academic application + GRE/GMAT/TAGE MAGE + TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS + interview
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

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2017-12-12

Analysis

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The questions

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Participants:

  • Valentin Patiléa - Responsable du master Statistics for Smart Data
  • Christelle Vignon - Elève du master
  • 00:15

    The Pitch

    01:39

    What do you mean by “smart data?” Is there a difference from “big data?”

    03:49

    A lot of your site for this program is in French. How international is it really? Do I need to speak French?

    05:45

    This degree is part of ENSAI’s Statistics and Applied Mathematics group of masters in the category of Science, Technology and Health. Are these the only sectors of focus?

  • 07:17

    Why do I have to pay 2,000 euros more for tuition if I have professional experience?

    08:05

    What is the advantage of doing this degree at an engineering school opposed to a business school?

    11:42

    Question for Christelle: What would you say is the most valuable part of the program for you? Anything you didn’t like?

    14:05

    Three Words Max

  • 16:37

    What is the Big Data platform by GENES and how is it incorporated into the program?

    18:15

    What background profiles are you looking for? Computer scientists? Engineers?

    21:00

    What kind of student housing is available?

    22:17

    Do you offer scholarships for international students?

  • 23:13

    How do you measure prerequisite knowledge in subjects like Algebra and Statistics?

    24:34

    Will there be an admissions interview? What should I expect?

    27:09

    The Expert Question

    27:18

    Expert Question: What are the most recently developed jobs pertaining to this field of data analysis, and how do you see profession evolving in the future?

  • 30:58

    What international accreditations does ENSAI have? Is the school listed in international rankings?

    32:30

    How long does it usually take graduates of the Smart Data master to find a job?

    34:10

    Your brochure says ENSAI has an innovative approach to teaching data analysis. How is it different from others?

    35:29

    Is one semester of classes really enough to learn the tools we need to enter the professional working world?

  • 37:11

    Conclusion