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What we noted

ESC Clermont

MSc Business Intelligence & Analytics

ESC Clermont’s Business Analytics Intelligence MSc is fully taught in English. It does not only seek to convey the essential Business Intelligence & Analytics skills, but to form professionals who shall assist their manager into decision making. These professionals would be able to understand the past, but also to try and anticipate the future. The secret: an effective collaboration between the business and the Information System, at the heart of the company. A few things you should know : you can choose a part-time rhythm or do a four months internship (in France or not); you will be using the leading softwares and be an element of a multicultural cohort. 

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Entry requirement: 4 years degree or equivalent
Duration: 1 year 
Location: Paris
Language: English
Selection: academic dossier + TOEIC/TOEFL + interview
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles




Zooming in the interviews


The questions

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  • Sébastien DOUAILLAT - Head of the program
  • Paoline MENU - Student of the Master, Business Intelligence & Analytics Specialization
  • 00:17

    The Pitch


    What proficiency in math do I need to apply to this program? Are there specific math courses I should have taken?


    Is it a full-time program?


    Do you require any professional experience to be accepted?

  • 07:18

    What kind of database management tools does this program teach us to use? Do we learn about database creation?


    Hello. Is the required level of English raised, or is level B2 sufficient?


    Big data management and analytics are fairly new as a segmented job. When did you create this program and how has it developed?


    Being in the middle of France and out of big city like Paris where a lot of people speak English seems like a good chance to learn French. Is there time?

  • 15:54

    Three Words Max


    What's the weekly class rhythm of hours spent and class, and how much out of class work is there?


    What made you choose ESC Clermont? What do you like the most about your school?


    What kind of hands-on practical experience do we get working with data?

  • 23:04

    Where do grads usually find jobs? Consulting? Analytics firms? Corporations?


    Can you tell me more about your data discovery and data visualization courses, please? Do we learn other ways to illustrate data besides charts?


    How many students are in the group?


    The Expert Question

  • 28:06

    The Expert Question: With a degree and expertise in data, where is the most opportunity for young professionals to have the greatest impact and the most career mobility?


    I would really like to work for one of the big tech companies like Google or Facebook. Is it feasible to get these top jobs coming from ESC?


    What kinds of professional exposure do we get? Are there any company visits?


    Do you have any scholarships or financial support for academic excellence?

  • 34:36

    Are there student associations for international students? My French isn't great, so I don't think I would be able to integrate easily.


    What should I know about the interview? Are there any pre-admissions test involved?