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BDS Curriculum

Learn more about the 2-year research master.

Acquiring skills

In year 1, the primary objective is to build a solid data science foundation and expose students to a variety of methodological approaches. These skills are applied to various business disciplines in the field courses.

First year courses:

See full list of courses for year 1

Building knowledge

In year 2, students focus on a given business sub-discipline, selecting from among: 1) finance, 2) management science, 3) supply chain analytics. The courses assigned for each of these sub-disciplines have been carefully selected by a team of experts with the aim of ensuring the perfect learning trajectory that will lead to substantive contributions in the fields of each particular sub-discipline.

Second year courses: 

5 courses in chosen sub-discipline*
Bayesian Econometrics 
Research clinic 
Skills workshops: Review process, academic writing and presentations 
Research Hackathon 
Research Master Thesis (30 credits)

* Fields:  1) finance, 2) management science, 3) supply chain analytics

For full course list for year 2 and see the Study Guide.

Academic and Examination Regulations

The Academic and Examination Regulations provide details on the program requirements and examination procedures and can be downloaded from the intranet.