MSc Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

MSc Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

The digitization of the modern economy generates huge amount of varied data. Companies that base their growth strategy on data-driven analytics and decision-making have a competitive advantage comparing to others (See, e.g., Amazon, Facebook, Google, General Electric, Alibaba, etc.).

To improve their data-driven strategy, business companies have extensive need for data experts who can manage and analyze the vast amounts of information they collect. The MSc in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence of TBS is designed to answer this demand.

In the intersection of business, data science and Information Systems, our program offers the opportunity to learn how to take advantage of the potential of data analysis to solve business challenges.

Students complete our program with: technical skills in data sciences; data-driven decision-making ability; and a strategic mindset focused on data. The program is designed for students, as well as those seeking career advancement or change in the data science industry.

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DurationDuration: 18 months   
LanguageLanguage: English   
TuitionFeesPresential: 450 hours   
Appli FeesCredits: 90 ECTS   
CampusCampus: Toulouse   
ModeRhythm: Full-time   
Appli FeesIntake: Sept. 14th   

 


This MSc is a unique Big Data program. Students can combine business knowledge with the technical skills necessary to use analytic tools effectively and rise to leadership positions within companies.

With our innovative and comprehensive program, students are at the forefront of the field. Our program develops the multifaceted talent required to both manage and govern data as well as use it to drive business decisions and actions.

The program encompasses Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Optimization, large-scale Data Management and more. Our MSc is designed for a broad audience: students with a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics background, but also tailored to varying professional backgrounds. It is a program with a relatively short duration (16 months). Thus, in a shorter time, students can get a really sought-after job, and they can advance more quickly.

Due to the increasing interest in Business Analytics in many sectors (e.g. IT, banking, aeronautics, etc.) graduates of our program will be very much in demand. High demand means higher salaries, and a variety of options. Graduated students will have the choice within various job profiles (Financial Analyst, Market Research analyst, Statistician, etc.).

Within our teaching staff, 90% of faculty involved hold a PhD. All professors have expertise in quantitative subjects. Our partnerships with prestigious companies are a major advantage for job perspectives.

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Program Calendar

Program Design

This program consists of five learning experiences rigorously designed to develop your managerial and operational skills in your field of professional expertise.

Professional expertise

8 Course units:

1. Analytical Theory, Methods and Models
Objective: The successful student will be able to describe theory and methodology of statistical, econometrics and business models.

2. Big Data Analytics
Objective : The successful student will be able to prepare the data, to build and estimate models and to extract insight from huge structured and non-structured datasets.

3. Programming
Objective: The successful student will be able to construct their own codes to manage and analyse vast amounts of information.

4. Artificial Intelligence
Objective: The successful student will be able to implement artificial intelligence techniques to get insight from vast amounts of information.

5. Data Management
Objective: The successful student will be able to process non-structured, semi-structured or structured information coming from many different sources.

6. Data Project Management
Objective: The successful student will be able to construct, monitor and control a project around data.

7. International Perspectives in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Objective: The successful student will be able to build their own professional network and to facilitate their professional international integration.

8. Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Research Methods and Dynamics
Objective: The successful student will be able to write a high-quality scientific report on a topic related to data sciences, business analytics or artificial intelligence.

Soft Skills Certificate

Career StarterCertificate designed by 26 professors & leadership and management professionals in collaboration with TBS Career Starter.
“Soft Skills” are intrapersonal and interpersonal skills that create the conditions for a successful and sustainable team and allows to effectively manage your career.

2 Courses units:

Management and leadership skills
Objective: Acquire nine key competencies to lead teams and manage your professional career.

Management and leadership skills

Career agility
Objective: Reveal your talent and make evolutionary choices in accordance with your deep aspirations.

The Career Starter is a support center that helps students define and develop their career project. Through several lectures, workshops, individual tests and coaching sessions, a specialist will support each student from their first questions to looking for the right internship or job.
Coaching: we support you in your reflection on your skills, strengths and areas for improvement. Through personality tests and individual coaching, we link this self-knowledge to your ambitions and career choices.
Personal Branding: you will participate in workshops to build your CV and e-portfolio to best highlight your experiences and skills for your future employers.

Consulting Mission

A unique exercise that is a major asset in your program!
For the account of prestigious TBS partner companies, students, coached by the professors, carry out a strategic diagnosis aiming to analyze its competitive position, then propose strategic and operational recommendations to meet its challenges.

Examples of partner companies
Aerospace Valley, AIRBUS, Cap Gemini, Comtesse du Barry, Continental Automotive, EY, Hilti, Mars Petfoods, Motorola, Thalès, Rockwell & Collins.

Cap Gemini EY Aerospace Valley Airbus
Continental Automotive Comtesse du Barry Hilti Mars
Motorola Thalès Rockwell & Collins  

Master Thesis

Objective: Increase your brain agility to anticipate and solve complex business issues in your field of expertise.

Each student in this MSc program is required to write a dissertation which addresses a current issue in management from an academic or professional perspective in his field of expertise.

The student thus contributes to the study, analysis, formalization and abstraction of the identified problem.

In-company Work experience

Internship

Students may carry out an internship in the company of their choice for a period of 3 to 6 months. This internship is not mandatory for the validation of the diploma but allows students to obtain 10 additional ECTS credits.

Dr Samuel FOSSO WAMBADr Samuel FOSSO WAMBA, PhD, HDR
Professor in Information Systems
Coordinator of TBS Artificial Intelligence & Business Analytics Cluster
Department: Information, Operations and Management Sciences

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Dr Serge NYAWADr Serge NYAWA, PhD
Assistant Professor in Econometrics, Finance and Big Data
Department: Information, Operations and Management Sciences

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Academic requirements:

  • Direct access to MSc:
    • 4-year Bachelor Degree (240 ECTS) or equivalent
  • PREPARATORY PROGRAM
    Students with a for 3-year Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS). TBS PREPARATORY PROGRAM builds up business and leadership skills in order to help international management students enroll successfully in the TBS Master of Science program of their choice.

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Language level:

  • For programs taught in English: English mother tongue OR TOEFL IBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 / TOEIC 800 / FCE / CAT 165
  • For programs taught in French: French mother tongue OR B2 OR equivalent

MSC Deadline to apply:

  • Visa required: June 30th
  • No visa required: September 1st

This Master of Science prepares you for the following job categories:

  • Data Scientist, Computer Science-oriented
  • Data Scientist, Analysis-oriented
  • Big Data Consultant
  • Quantitative Analyst Modeler
  • Business Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst Manager or Consultant
  • Business Intelligence
  • Product Analytics & Sales
  • Analyst, Sales & Delivery Analytics
  • Marketing Data Analyst
  • Operation Data Scientist
  • Data Consultant
  • Machine Learning Data Analyst
  • Quantitative Studies Manager
  • Data Enabler
  • Data Visualization Consultant
  • Data Manager
  • Social Data Analyst

Fees : starting from 16 500 €.

The cost of this training includes:

  • All academic fees, including business visits.
  • Access to our virtual campus and all online educational resources.
  • Access to career starter services (CV workshop, business forum, etc.)
  • Access to the network of 46,000 alumni.

Funding:

  • SCHOLARSHIP: TBS is entitled to receive higher education scholarship students: mobility grants, state scholarships, merit scholarships (Eiffel, Marie Curie), TBS Foundation scholarships. (contact the school)
  • PERSONALIZED SCHEDULE: TBS welcomes students who wish to discuss their personal situation. TBS grants payment schedules from 1 to 4 instalments, or by monthly instalments during the course.
  • STUDENT JOBS: our student associations offer paid assignments on behalf of companies or individuals throughout the year.