Menu

Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics - ESSEC & CentraleSupélec

Top

Admissions

Do I have the profile that fits in the one-year or two-year program?

Master Data Sciences Business Analytics Admissions Students

  • 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?
  • 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 degree, a 4-year Bachelor degree or a 3-year Bachelor degree with one year minimum of relevant professional experience, the duration of the program is 1 year.
If the commission board finds that your experience or background is strong but not complete enough in some required aspects, we may ask you to join the two-year program instead in order to build up your strength and ensure your success.

For holders of a 3-year Bachelor degree, or a Licence 3 en Economie/ Gestion/ Informatique/ Mathématiques/ Sciences, and no relevant professional experience, the duration of the program is 2 years.

Admissions calendar

Application deadlines for the academic year starting September 2020 are below.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE 

ADMISSION RESULTS 
NO LATER THAN

Round 1

October 24th, 2019

November 29th, 2019

Round 2

January 7th, 2020

February 14th, 2020

Round 3

March 3rd, 2020

April 10th, 2020

Round 4

April 28th, 2020

May 28th, 2020

Admission process

STEP 1: Prepare the tests

You will need to provide:
- 1 Aptitude test score - mandatory
- 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 Select "ESSEC Business School-Master in Data Sciences and Business Analytics"
Click here to take the GMAT Quiz and get an estimate of your score
GRE 5 years Institution Code: 0839
CAT 1 year  
Tage-Mage Test scores taken from September 2017  
  English Test
TOEFL iBT
Test scores taken from September 2017


 Minimum score 95 - Institution Code: 0520
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

Create your candidate account. You can fill in the online application at your own pace and come back to it at any point.

You can only apply once per program each 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 of official degrees since high school (school leaving). 
While applying, if you do not have your final diploma that makes you eligible for the program, you can apply with an Enrolment Certificate. 
Important: By mid-December of your starting year at ESSEC, you will have to provide a copy of your final diploma (or a certificate of completion/attendance). 
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. 
It is the applicant's responsibility to enter details of both the referees as soon as possible to allow them to send the online letter of recommendation on time. Once you enter their details and save, a link is sent to them immediately to fill out the letter online.
1 Aptitude Test  Copy of official score
1 English Test
1 Identity Card Passport or National Identity Card.
1 Photograph A recent ID photo
Application Fee Non-refundable fee of 100 €
*Exempted for CROUS scholarship holders with attestation, current students of ESSEC Global BBA, holders of B2M Alliance Passport, and current students from partner schools: AgroParis Tech, ESTP & EISTI
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.

If you applied for one-year program, please note that if the commission board finds that your experience or background is strong but not complete enough in some required aspects, you may be asked to join the two-year program instead in order to build up your strength and ensure your success.

STEP 6: Secure your seat

Soon after your acceptance confirm your place by paying the 5,000 EUR non-refundable deposit.

This amount will be deducted from your tuition fee

 

Welcome to ESSEC & Centrale Supélec!

Typical class profile

24

years old average Where have our students studied before?

15-20

nationalities

62%

international students

60%

hold degrees in Engineering
or Sciences

Previous studies
Previous studies, students Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics

40%

hold degrees in Economics
or Management

40%

woman

60%

man

Find out more

Download the brochure

Get in touch with our students

Raghav and Nicolas current students, will be more than happy to answer your questions.
Contact them

Ready to join us...

Apply

Talk to our advisor

Discuss your professional & individual goals and find out if this program is right for you.
Contact us

Upcoming events

  • Dec 17
    Specialised Masters Coffee Chat in Melbourne

    Meet Our Program Advisor in Melbourne, Australia on 17 Dec 2019!

    10:00 | Australia Sign up
  • Jan 18
    Journée portes ouvertes le 18 janvier 2020 !

    Venez vivre l'expérience ESSEC

    09:30 | Cergy-Pontoise Campus Sign up
  • Jan 25
    SAMS SALON DES MASTERS/MS/MBA

    Study in France and/or Singapore! Meet Marion Arbaut and discover ESSEC Master programs.

    10:00 | Paris, France Sign up
  • Feb 22
    Open Day 2020 at ESSEC Asia-Pacific: Discover the ESSEC Experience

    Please join us for our open house on 22 Feb 2020, Saturday (10 am to 5 pm) at our Asia-Pacific campus in one-north. Enjoy ESSEC goodies, food & ...

    11:00 | ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408 Sign up

This website uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, we will assume that you consent to the use of cookies. Find out more about cookies.

x
Help Me Choose a program