Data is the new oil. The Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics at ESC Clermont in France is a 16 to 18-month master programme taught entirely in English and accredited by the CGE. The programme trainsBusiness Intelligence and Analytics professionals and equips them with methodology, concepts and skills to decode, analyse and interpret data allowing for efficient collaboration and decision making. Students will explore and master the analytical techniques, software tools, information systems and applications that are used to analyse what happened in the past while better anticipating the future. During the programme, students will delve into the science of business modeling, data discovery, data visualization and data analysis.
Classes last from October to May, followed by an internship of a minimum of 4 months along with an executive report.
Recent graduates and professionals seeking to bridge the gap between IT and business requirements and explore Business Intelligence & Analytics. Students gain strong analytical skills to transform data into useful information, develop new business models and assure a better decision-making process.
Projects in agile method
Students of the master programme in Business Intelligence & Analytics will execute projects to learn about the efficient (lean) and flexible (agile) way of working between Business and Information Systems.
The programme welcomes students from and coming from all over and of different study backgrounds and experiences the world assuring a diverse multicultural experience.
Lectures are given by:
Thanks to the programme, you will be able to acquire the expertise and grasp the analytical tools, concepts and techniques to answer to the current demand of the digital trend on Business Intelligence and Analytics.
Internship and Thesis
As part of the master programme, students of the MSc. in Business Intelligence & Analytics take on an internship or a work placement for a minimum of 4 months. The internship can be in France, Europe or any other international destination.
The internship is a great opportunity for students to conquer the business data world, obtain professional experience, acquire new skills, and develop existing skills.
Each student is individually supervised by a designated advisor and completes a professional thesis, followed by an oral defense and company assessment.
Companies that welcome our students:
Tuition Fees for the MSc. Programme: € 9,900
Our business school offers different financing possibilities that are flexible for the students. Applying for a scholarshipthat is granted by the ESC Clermont Foundation will be possible after commencing the programme. There will be a committee evaluating the scholarships application on the criteria of academic achievements and social backgrounds with diffuclties. Students also benefit from flexible payment plans available to settle the tuition fees through multiple payments on a monthly basis for example.
Scholarships to go abroad:
Erasmus+ scholarship: A scholarship that is open to students who do their internship in a European country other than France.
Conseil Régional scholarship: A scholarship that is offered to students doing their internships outside France or those who will study in one of our two partner universities in Europe.
On Business side
On Information Systems side
In the long term, with complementary skills and additional experiences, students can expect to reach other expertise jobs such as Data Scientist, or management jobs such as Chief Data Officer.
This is a conversion course aimed at graduates with a first degree in a non-computing discipline who want to gain employment in the lucrative IT industry.
You begin by studying key computing topics including
These modules provide the background knowledge you need to develop more advanced skills later in the course. They allow you to become familiar with the major technologies and concepts that underpin the modern computing industry.
Your learning at this stage has a practical focus and you are encouraged to take part in technical development work.
You go on to study a specialist topic in more depth with the choice of • databases • big data • web and cloud technologies. These areas are very current within the computing industry and in high demand of qualified IT personnel.
You then take an industrial expertise module where you have the opportunity to engage in live projects for real clients. This gives you experience working in a team to identify client needs, plan projects and produce working solutions.
You may be able to study abroad as part of the Erasmus programme.
During the final part of the course you complete an individual project which is the equivalent of a dissertation. To prepare you for this project, you first take a module on research skills and principles. You gain an understanding of research methods and learn how to manage a project of this kind.
As well as submitting project materials, you also deliver an assessed presentation describing your work to an audience.
You choose one from
This covers • logical database design • data warehousing • big data and distributed systems.
Web and cloud technologies
This covers • cloud technologies • cloud applications • mobile applications.
This covers • big data and distributed systems • data quality • business intelligence in action.
This course prepares you for a career in the software industry. You graduate with the skills and knowledge to work in areas such as • database development • web application development • big data • software consultancy. The course offers flexibility by being able to adopt the latest technologies and standards to reflect what is being used in industry.
Our computing graduates have found employment in companies such as Sky, PlusNet and Sumo Digital in roles ranging from software tester to senior architect.
This programme enables you to master the latest technology and techniques associated with extracting valuable information from large data sets that may have a variety of mixed attributes.
You will reinforce your background with specialist knowledge on these new techniques and technologies and you will apply this to data sets from our internationally recognised research in cosmology, health informatics and cybersecurity.
On this course you can:
This course is designed to enhance and develop your skills in data science and analytics to enable you to extract value from data sets that can be applied to business or society.
Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:
This programme aims to prepare students for a successful career in the IT sector, even if they do not have a prior degree in computer science. It enables students who have studied computer science previously to expand their knowledge and acquire further skills across a broader range of computer science topics.
Taught modules address mobile and cloud computing, big data and database systems, and the importance of information security, in relation to the foundational information systems principles.
This programme will equip you with professional skills that will allow you to work as an IT consultant/manager, system architect/analyst, or software developer in any industry field that heavily relies on software and information technology.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time over three academic years. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.
Example module listing
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
The aims of the programme are to:
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:
Knowledge and understanding
Students will gain an understanding of:
Intellectual / cognitive skills
Students will be able to:
Professional practical skills
Students will gain the ability to:
Key / transferable skills
Students will gain skills in:
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.