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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
EUR 20800 per year
How you will study
International course fees
EUR 20800 per year
The X-HEC Data Science for Business Master of Science and Technology is a two-year program designed for high-level, internationally oriented students. Taught jointly by École Polytechnique and HEC Paris, this program offers the unique opportunity to study at two world-leading institutions for engineering and business.
The X-HEC Data Science for Business Master’s Program provides its students with a very sought-after double expertise across all sectors and industries. It aims to train dual-profile managers and data scientists to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and data managers, who will go on to create impactful startups, disrupt business models and manage innovation.
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The Data Science for Business Master's Program combines a scientific and a business approach to contemporary Data Science issues and challenges. The first year takes place at École Polytechnique, with a strong focus on scientific and mathematic topics. The second year is spent at HEC Paris, anduses learning-by-doing methods to helpstudents enhance their management knowledge and apply it to solve complex business challenges. During these two years, students benefit from world-class faculty and study alongside leading data scientists in specialized research unitswithin a competitive environment.
The program trains students in the field of data science and equips them with excellent technological, scientific, strategic and business skills. Students will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge in the field and gain a wide range of valuable skills, including:
Classes are taught by researchers, who make sure they use research results to illustrate their teaching. They are often assisted by teaching assistants.
In addition, students regularly attend lectures given by representatives from academia or leading companies, who talk to them about important data-related issues (legislation, ethics, etc.).
The admissions process involves an online application. Applicants whose application files are successful are then required to attend an interview.
To enter this program, prospective students must have a Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, Business or Economics. A strong background in Mathematics is mandatory as they will deal with data pool and will learn mathematical techniques for extraction and data visualization.
If you wish to apply for the joint degree program Data Science For Business, please note that applications must be submitted via our partner's website, HEC Paris. Read carefully the information on the application process and deadlines on their website.
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