Program Overview

The program offers you a perfect balance of theory and practice. Elective courses, Certificates and numerous academic opportunities throughout the program allow you to customize the curriculum to your needs and aspirations

Picto-PROGRAM-Diplome
Master's Degree
Picto-PROGRAM-Multidisciplinary
Industry-Oriented
Picto-PROGRAM-Start
September 2023
Picto-PROGRAM-duree
2 Years
Picto-PROGRAM-langues
Taught in English
Picto-PROGRAM-Location
In France
Picto-PROGRAM-Credits
140 ECTS
Picto-PROGRAM-carte bleue
Year 1: €22,460 - Year 2:€36,860

Program Structure

The key aim of the teaching in this Double Degree is to provide students with the tools needed to solve real problems, using structured and unstructured data masses, teaching them to ask the ‘right’ questions (both from statistics, ‘business’ and finance perspectives) and to use the appropriate mathematical and IT tools, and methodology to answer these questions.

IMPACT STRATEGY AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL THROUGH DATA MASTERY

This program is a double degree offered jointly by Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris, combining over two years the academic expertise of the best engineering school in France and the best business school in France.

YEAR 1 AT ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE

The First year of the program at Ecole Polytechnique, offers students a complete training on data science, during this period you will study probability, statistics, regression, classification, and more specialized modules like optimization, machine learning or deep learning.
The latest, with a practical training on programming languages like "Python" and "R" .

You will also delve in Financial Markets and numerical processing of Financial Data.

YEAR 2 AT HEC PARIS

During your second year, you will join the Master in Finance program at HEC, which has been at the top of the world rankings by the Financial Times for over a decade now. After a generalist first semester, where we will train you on the full spectrum of fields in Finance, both Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, you will join during the second semester an elective concentration dedicated to Data and Finance, with courses covering new frontiers such as Blockchain technology, Algorithms and AI applied to Finance, as well as Technology Regulation in the Financial Sector.

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