Master of Science (MSc) in Artificial Intelligence Systems

General

Program Description

Overview

EPITA’s Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence Systems program spans 18 months and is taught 100% in English in Paris. Accredited by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles), the program consists of 3 semesters' on-campus classes and 1semester of the internship. To obtain their degree, students must acquire 120 ECTS (European Credits Transfer Systems) and a B1 level of French.

Program objectives

The aim of the program is to provide senior-level executives with high employability in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. It trains them to solve complex problems using AI techniques and tools by equipping them with a solid background in mathematics and essential programming skills. 

Graduates of this program will obtain:

  • an open-mindedness and curiosity facilitating the understanding of economic phenomena related to globalization;
  • a deep understanding of the French socio-economic and socio-professional culture;
  • the ability to present and defend a project in a variety of complex contexts.

Program structure

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Internship

The last semester is a compulsory 6-month internship, which is the capstone of the program. Students will acquire technical business experience by working in a real environment, preparing themselves for the job market. They are paid between €1,500 and €2,000 per month during their internships.

Careers

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • AI Project Manager
  • AI Coach
  • AI Solution Architecture
  • Data Knowledge Miner
  • Data Architect
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Features Engineer

The annual average gross salary of the program's graduates is €45,000.

Testimony

Bhanuja Kaur - India - Class of 2018

"EPITA is one of the best engineering schools in France. I love the program and the French culture. The specialization is embedded with subjects that meet the market requirements. It's a perfect blend of management and technical subjects which has helped me to be a successful technical manager.

Teachers are inspiring, they know their subjects and they care about the success of the students. There is proper exposure to the practical implementation of the things learned in class. Collaboration in the class is top-notch."

Admissions

The program is open to candidates holding a 4-year Bachelor’s degree (or higher) or a 3-year Bachelor's degree with significant work experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related fields. 

The admission process is fully automated. Candidates should submit their application and upload the following documents translated to English or French in digital format to our online application platform.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Passport
  • Official university transcripts
  • Certified copy of the Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • Certified copy of the high school certificate
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL 80, TOEIC 800, IELTS 6.0
  • Statement of purpose

The application will undergo three phases:

  1. Validation of candidacy
  2. Online interview
  3. Online scientific assessment (Math, Programming & Algorithms)
  4. Admission results

Candidates will be informed of the status of their application by email during each phase of the process.

For more information, please visit our website: https://www.epita.fr/en/degree-programs-english/master-science-computer-science-msc/. 

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Born in 1984, EPITA (from the French Ecole pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées : School of Computer Science & Advanced Techniques) has been steadily gaining a reputation of excellence a ... Read More

Born in 1984, EPITA (from the French Ecole pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées : School of Computer Science & Advanced Techniques) has been steadily gaining a reputation of excellence among multinational companies, which often recruit our students before the end of their studies. At EPITA, computing and information technologies are considered fundamental subjects and are always placed in the context of students' future managerial role and within the perspective of their position of responsibility. Scientific studies complement this training to broaden and complete the scientific culture vital to the future engineer. Read less