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Do I have the profile that fits?

  • Have you obtained or are currently pursuing a Master/4-year bachelor/3-year bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, mathematics, statistics, business or economics from a top university/school?
  • Do you have little to no work experience?
  • Are you open-minded, problem solver and exhibit leadership potential?
  • Are you looking to immerse in subjects such as big data, AI, machine learning, coding languages?
  • Are you looking to combine technical and managerial skills to become an expert and a leader?

For holders of a Master or 4-year Bachelor degree, the duration of the program is 1 year.

For holders of a 3-year Bachelor degree, the duration of the program is 2 years.

Admissions calendar

The application deadlines for the academic year starting end of August 2019 are below.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE 

ADMISSION RESULTS 
NO LATER THAN

Round 1

November 5th, 2018

November 29th, 2018

Round 2

January 3rd, 2019

February 21st, 2019

Round 3

February 20th, 2019

April 18th, 2019

Round 4

April 10th, 2019

June 6th, 2019

STEP 1: Prepare the tests

You will need to provide:
- 1 Aptitude test score
- 1 English test score - exempted if native-speaker or have spent last 3 years in a 100% English speaking university

TEST 

VALIDITY

 

  Aptitude Test
GMAT 5 years  There is no institution code, the result must be uploaded 
GRE 5 years  There is no institution code, the result must be uploaded 
CAT 1 year  
Tage-Mage Test scores taken from September 2016  
  English Test
TOEFL iBT
Test scores taken from September 2016


 Minimum score 95
IELTS  Minimum score 6.5
Cambridge  Minimum score 175
TOEIC  Minimum score 850

These can take several months to prepare and to register for an exam slot. Keep this in mind before starting your application as without these test scores it will be incomplete.

STEP 2: Start your online application

The application form is to be filled in online. Create your account and you will receive an e-mail with your login and pin number. These are required each time you sign in, so keep them safe! You can fill in the application form at your own pace and come back to it at any point.

  • You are allowed to fill in only one application per academic year.

STEP 3: Upload your supporting documents

A complete application file includes the following items. Incomplete application will not be processed. 

ITEMS

DESCRIPTION

Curriculum Vitae  
Motivation Letter 1 page maximum
Degree(s) obtained Authenticated copies only since high school. 
Certificate of Attendance is required if you have not yet graduated
Transcripts/Grade Sheets Official or authenticated copies from all colleges and universities attended since high school, including exchange programs (simple copies will not be accepted). 
Grading System details must be provided.
2 x Recommendation Letters One academic and one professional reference is recommended. 
The online format is an important tool to evaluate your application. It cannot be substituted by a standard format. However, if you have one prepared, you may add it in addition to our format. 
It is your responsibility to send the forms to your referee. Your referee must return the recommendation form by email to lor-mscs@essec.edu before the session deadline.
1 Aptitude Test  GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage, CAT
1 English Test TOEFL iBT, IELTS, TOEIC, Cambridge, if applicable
1 Identity Card Passport or National Identity Card.
1 Photograph A recent ID photo
Application Fee Non-refundable fee of 100 €
All documents must be provided in English or French.
Official translations will also have to be provided for documents in other languages.

STEP 4: Submit your application

Once you have completed your online application and have attached all the supporting documents, the final step is to submit your online application.

Please keep in mind that there are several rounds of admissions. The deadlines to submit your application are listed in the table above.

STEP 5: Get your results

Your application will then be fully studied by the Academic Directors and an admissions committee. Results will be published online in your application summary.

Results will be announced on the dates communicated in the table at the top of this page.

If you have been successful, you will then be contacted by a member of the admissions team who will tell you how to go about confirming your place in the programme. 

STEP 6: Secure your seat

Soon after your acceptance confirm your place by paying the 3,500 EUR non-refundable deposit.

This amount will be deducted from your tuition fee

 

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