• Toulouse
  • English
  • 12 months
  • Full Time
  • September 2024

Become an expert in AI & Data Science for Business

The Master of Science in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence provides solid multi-disciplinary training in just 12 months. Acquire an expert skill-set at the junction of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data, Digital Business and Innovation.

Join a top-class program in France

The MSc Data Science & Artificial Intelligence program ranks #8 among Masters in Business Analytics in France in the QS World University Rankings and #8 among best Big Data & Data Sciences masters by Eduniversal. The program has also received the CGE Quality Label* (see below).

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Fast-track your way to expertise

Learn how to solve today’s business problems and become an essential part of your future company’s decision-making processes. The Data Science & Artificial Intelligence includes 8 course units, training in Soft Skills, a consulting mission and in-company work experience. You also add four internationally recognized certifications to your skillset:

  • Data Visualization: Tableau Desktop Specialist
  • Cloud Computing (Microsoft Azure)
  • Data Science (Microsoft Azure) 
  • TBS Education Consulting Certification is available: one week, 4 consulting companies

Practice with real-life case studies

The program also offers extra opportunities to put theory into practice, such as the yearly Datathon in collaboration with Microsoft, where students have one week to meet the challenge while honing their skills. During the Datathon, they:

  • Apply the acquired knowledge in Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Data Science using a Machine Learning tool as well as data visualization and business intelligence tools
  • Conduct structured consulting work in the framework of a data and artificial intelligence project
  • Learn how to handle the pressure of a project limited in time

Students have another occasion to put theory into practice with the Hackathon where they will be doing design thinking as well as a mobile app development challenge.

Networking opportunities with seasoned professionals

Through a close collaboration with more than a dozen industry leaders, startups, and associations, the program confronts students, from the very beginning, with the reality and multi-layered complexity of data-driven marketing and marketing analytics.

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*About the CGE Quality Label

The program has also received the CGE quality label, a French accreditation for top business school programs. The CGE label guarantees the high quality standards of the program and allows international students to continue to work on French territory after their studies to further fine-tune their expertise.

While Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing the business world, the explosive growth in the amount of data created by humans and machines continues to accelerate. The limitless potential of AI coupled with the strategic value of data, is engendering a global business paradigm shift: the advent of an AI-driven business era.

Today, professionals evolve in a volatile, fast-changing and technology-driven business environment, and have to acquire new expertise and skills at the junction of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data but also Digital Business, Management, and Innovation.

Why Study Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Business?

  • $15.7 trillion potential contribution to the global economy by 2030 and up to 26% boost in GDP for local economies from AI by 2030.
  • Spending on AI technologies will grow to about US$100 billion in 2023 (more than 2.5 times the spending level of 2019).
  • 50% of organizations report to have adopted AI in at least one business function in 2020.
  • AI adopters in 2020 report an improvement of 25% in customer experience, accelerated rates of innovation, higher competitiveness, higher margins, and better employee experience.

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

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Strategist
  • Data Planner
  • Marketing Scientist
  • Big Data Consultant
  • Data Scientist
  • Marketing Strategist
  • Expert/Analyst in marketing analysis/ marketing research/CRM/ credit analysis
  • Business Data Analyst
  • Data Enabler
  • Data Visualization Consultant
  • Marketing Data Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Customer intelligence manager
  • E-marketer
  • Operational researcher
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Data Manager
  • Social Data Analyst

Total number of hours: 450h

8 Course units:

1. Data-driven Business & Society
Objective: The successful student will be able to describe and analyse the specificities and challenges induced by the big data phenomenon.

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. New Trends in Marketing
Objective: The successful student will be able to explain the key challenges and latest trends in both consumer behaviour and marketing innovation.

4. Data-driven Marketing
Objective: The successful student will be able to solve marketing problems by applying the most important techniques that are used in data-driven marketing.

5. Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
Objective: The successful student will be able to solve marketing problems and get insights from data by implementing artificial intelligence techniques (including Machine Learning and Deep Learning).

6. Big Data Programming
Objective: The successful student will be able to write advanced computer programs to analyse vast amounts of data.

7. International Perspective in Big Data, Marketing 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.

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

2 Course units:

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

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

The Career Services 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.

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.

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.


Students may carry out an internship in the company of their choice for a period of 4 months minimum. This internship is not mandatory for the validation of the diploma.

Associate Professor of Data Science and Information Systems
Department: Information, Operations and Management Sciences

Academic requirements:

  • 4-year Bachelor Degree (240 ECTS) or equivalent
  • If you hold a 3-year Bachelor Degree, you must apply to our MSc preparatory program. Contact us for more information: international.admissions@tbs-education.fr

Language level:

  • For programs taught in English: English mother tongue OR TOEFL IBT 94 / IELTS 6.5 / TOEIC 850 / CAMBRIDGE 176 / DUOLINGO 125
  • For programs taught in French: French mother tongue OR DELF, DALF OR TCF B2

Required documents for application:

  • CV
  • Cover/Motivation letter/Statement of Purpose
  • Passport copy
  • Transcript of grades of your latest degree
  • Enrollment certificate or diploma
  • For the English MSc: B2 English test (IELTS, TOIEC, TOEFL, CAMBRIDGE or DUOLINGO), if your studies were not 100% in English or if you are not a native English speaker
  • For the bilingual (French & English) MSc: B2 French test (DELF or TCF) if your studies were not 100% in French or if you are not a native French speaker & B2 English test (IELTS, TOIEC, TOEFL, CAMBRIDGE or DUOLINGO), if your studies were not 100% in English or if you are not a native English speaker
  • Letter of recommendation (not mandatory)

MSC Deadline to apply: June 30th

Fees & Funding

Fees : 20 000 €

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 49,000 alumni.


  • 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). Learn more about funding opportunities.
  • PERSONALIZED SCHEDULE: TBS welcomes students who wish to discuss their personal situation. TBS grants payment schedules from 1 to 6 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.

Discover Toulouse and our MSc Data Science & Artificial Intelligence!

A truly inspiring testimony

DATATHON 2019 : 24 hours of non-stop competition for our data scientists

The 2019 Datathon is the first edition of the TBS Data Scientist competition. From a dataset and a customer situation faced by corporate partners, students will be challenged to create the best Machine Learning model in a limited time. More than a competition, the TBS Datathon is an educational project designed to apply academic and technical concepts studied during the MSc Data Science & Artificial Intelligence program.

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