BBA in Big Data & Management
Audencia Business School
EUR 48,000 / per year *
Earliest start date
* total for the 4 years
Acquire a unique blend of expertise in management and data engineering to meet new business needs.
The BBA Big Data & Management prepares students to take on cross-functional management positions. They will acquire both strong managerial skills (finance, management, marketing, strategy) and advanced technical skills in the collection, analysis, and use of data for business performance.
Jointly developed by Audencia and Centrale Nantes, this course draws on the academic excellence of both institutions to offer a program with a strong international and professional focus.
- Promotion: Mixed cohort of French and international students
- Admission Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Duration: 4 years
- Diploma: A fully accredited bachelor’s degree (French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation)
- Language: 100% English
- International Experience: 15 months minimum (study semesters and internships)
- Location: Audencia Atlantic campus & Centrale Nantes
- Next Intake: September 2021
A Joint Program Developed by Audencia and Centrale Nantes
Audencia and Centrale Nantes have joined forces to offer a joint scientific and management program that directly addresses new company needs.
Designed for a mixed cohort of French and international students, the BBA Big Data & Management is a four-year bachelor program combining academic excellence with international and professional experience.
In 2013, Audencia and Centrale Nantes founded the Alliance, to be joined by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes (ensa Nantes) the following year. The three schools capitalize on their synergies within the Alliance, which brings together engineering, management, architecture, and design. This cooperation enhances teaching, research, corporate relations, and the international outreach of the three Alliance members.
Acquire Basic Principles and First International Experience
The aim of the first year is to understand the basic principles of Management and Big Data. Courses are jointly coordinated by the two institutions with each school delivering the courses within its field of expertise.
- Accounting / Finance
- Introduction to computing
- Marketing Mix
- Mathematics I: analysis
- Mathematics II: linear algebra
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Sales techniques
- LV1 English
- Cost analysis
- Data structure management
- Information systems management 1
- Market study
- Mathematics III: analysis
- Mathematics IV: linear algebra
- Product innovation
- Sales communication
- Scientific programming
The year finishes with a 3-month internship which must be undertaken abroad. This is designed to develop students' openness and adaptability.
Consolidate the Basics and Acquire Advanced Scientific Knowledge
The first half of the year is designed to consolidate the basic principles covered in the first year in business and engineering. Courses continue to be jointly coordinated by the two institutions.
The second semester focuses on acquiring advanced scientific knowledge. These courses are taught exclusively by Centrale Nantes faculty on its Casablanca campus in Morocco (or at a partner university).
- AI and Data Mining for Digital Business
- Artificial Intelligence
- Cloud Computing
- Data analysis
- Data Cleansing and Quality of Data
- Data mining
- Information systems security
- Machine Learning
- Neural networks
- Scientific visualization
Acquire Advanced Management Skills And Apply Knowledge
The first semester focuses on advanced management courses. These courses are taught exclusively by Audencia faculty and are held on its campus in Shenzhen, China (or at a partner university).
The focus in the second semester turns towards more applied learning. Students will undertake project-based work and put their knowledge into practice. Faculty from both institutions run and teach these courses jointly.
Students complete the year with a further 3-month internship period. During this internship, students will be tasked with undertaking an in-depth analysis of an issue linked to their responsibilities within their company and formulate recommendations.
Continue to Apply Knowledge and Build Up Professional Skills
The first semester gives students the opportunity to work on tangible new projects, thereby applying the skills acquired throughout the first three years. Faculty from both institutions again run and teach these courses jointly.
The final year internship takes place over a period of six months during semester 8. It is a project-based internship, whereby students are required to undertake and manage a project independently. At the end of the internship, students produce an internship report, which must include a research approach through problem definition, a methodology for dealing with the problem, and a literature review.
Scholarships and Funding
There is a range of scholarships you may be eligible for. Please contact us if you have any questions.
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