StudyQA — Master: MSc Data Science & Organisational Behaviour — Burgundy School of Business

MSc Data Science & Organisational Behaviour

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 14.4 k / program Foreign:$ 14.4 k / program Deadline: Jul 18, 2023
StudyQA ranking:466 Duration:1 year

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The Master of Science Data Science & Organisational Behaviour has a unique structure: the academic portion is related to our world-famous research lab LESSAC and the professional component is sponsored by our partner PwC Luxembourg.

This blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience is enhanced through professional field trips and intensive workshops, allowing you to understand the operations and mechanics of the modern corporate world.

The objective of this high level programme is to train you to be able to manage data in order to influence behaviour, and show how data can be useful at all levels of a company, offering a wide range of career options.

Fast-paced curriculum

Professors at BSB continuously adapt their teaching methods and curriculum to keep up with the fast pace of change in today’s society. Classwork is often enhanced through case studies, workshops, field trips, conferences, and guest lectures.

Semester 1:

  • Data Science Methods (intermediate) - Introduction to Data Science languages (R and Python) for data wrangling and analysis.
  • SQL & Databases - Databases conception and data manipulation, Master DDL, DML and DCL.
  • Business-Oriented Data Governance - Organisation and data governance, data ownership, data steward, NLP, data cleaning, (VBA), customer intelligence.
  • Data General Knowledge - Understanding the management of data in the data science process and identify the related technologies and practices.
  • Seminars Series & Partner Class 1 - Classes by our partner (PWC Luxembourg) and invited researchers and case studies on real business scenarios.
  • Applied Information Analysis (intermediate) - Statistics with R applied to OB cases.
  • Behavioural Tools - Designing and developing decision making and behavioural economics experiments.
  • Behavioural Decision Making & Communication - Influence tools, nudges, experimental designs, AI ethics, human vs. machine intelligence.
  • Enterprise and Realities - Singularity, project chief simulations, root cause analysis (RCA), feedback.

Semester 2

  • Recent Topics in Data Science - Introduction to machine learning and neural networks.
  • Data Science Methods (Advanced) Applications - Advanced topics in data science and business intelligence.
  • Seminars Series & Partner Class 2 - Classes by our partner (PWC Luxembourg) and invited researchers and case studies on real business scenarios, with topics changing every year.
  • Behavioural Strategies for Business and Management - At the intersection of data science and behavioural sciences, this module analyses several applications of behavioural techniques into business. How can we make money understanding behaviour?
  • Applied Information Analysis 2 (Advanced) - Statistics and econometrics applied to OB.
  • Research Methodology - The specificity of the professional thesis in the MSc is that this is a project lead in the lab, under close and permanent supervision for programming, design and tests, in coordination with a company.

Entry requirements


Applicants should have a non-French Bachelor’s degree (3 or 4 years) or 240 ECTS in mathematics, statistics, economy, engineering, business, psychology or equivalent subject.


  • IELTS: 6.0
  • TOEIC: 750
  • TOEFL IBTL: 74-79
  • Duolingo: 95

Tuition fees for the MSc Data Science & Organisational Behaviour is €14,000. This rate is guaranteed throughout your course and is all-inclusive covering tuition, academic support, campus facilities, conferences and field trips.

Scholarships for international students

For the September 2022 intake we are offering 25 merit-based scholarships for talented students coming from all around the world.

  • 18 Silver Scholarships (25% reduction of tuition fees)
  • 7 Gold Scholarships (50% reduction of tuition fees)

The sooner you apply, the greater your chances

Be quick - 80% of our scholarships will be awarded each month from December to April. Get your application in before the next deadline:

  • 15 December 2021
  • 14 January 2022
  • 15 February 2022
  • 15 March 2022
  • 15 April 2022

The remaining 20% of BSB's scholarships will be allocated on a rolling basis between 16 April and 15 June.

An exclusive programme in Europe, this MSc enables you to understand and modify decision making, and deal with big data in organisations.

The main objective of this programme is to train you to be able to manage large data sets, provide an outstanding opportunity to advance your coding skills, and allow you to implement hardware skills when managing and running a business.

  • Data science methods
  • Applied information analysis
  • Experimental methods and gamification
  • Behavioural tools
  • Big Data practical applications
  • Behaviour in organisations and markets
  • ICT Tools
  • Programming using software such as "R", "Python", and "Z-tree and o-tree"
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