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Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

IE University
Program overview
17 months
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
January 2022

January 2023

January 2024

Program description

Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

The Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data prepares you to take on much-needed leadership roles in the data science industry and to tackle the toughest challenges of our data-driven era. You will master data science tools, business transformation, and big data technologies to use data to drive positive change in any company and any industry.

Admission requirements

Freshman Students

English Proficiency Requirements

All our programs are taught fully in English therefore all candidates will have their English communication skills assessed during the admissions process.

The possession of language certificates is not mandatory, particularly if candidates have spent the last 2 years in an English speaking country or studied in an Anglophone educational system (such as American High School, IB in English or A-levels).

Language Test guidelines:

  • TOEFL: minimum 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: minimum 7 points
  • Cambridge: CAE (with marks A, B and in some cases C with a strong oral conversation) or CPE
  • Duolingo English Test: minimum 115 points, 120 or higher recommended

Transfer Students

English Proficiency Requirements

All of our programs are taught in English so that you’re set to excel in the professional world. For that reason, we test every candidate’s English communication skills during the admissions process.

It isn’t mandatory to possess a language certificate, especially if you have spent the last two years in an English-speaking country, or if you’ve studied in an Anglophone educational system. That includes attending an American high school, or completing an English International Baccalaureate or A-levels.

Language test guidelines:

  • TOEFL: minimum 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: minimum 7 points required
  • Cambridge: CAE (with marks A, B and in some cases C with a strong level of oral conversation) or CPE

For more information about admission requirements for this program, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Business Analytics and Big Data Global Master Program Key Areas

Business Transformation

You will learn how data is collected, analyzed and utilized to drive companies forward and upward. You will gain understanding of how advanced technologies are used to extract knowledge and develop business strategy.

Data Science

Dive into the world of data science, gaining practical knowledge in a wide range of Artificial Intelligence techniques from Machine Learning, to Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Conversational Agents, and Robotics.

Big Data Technologies

Get a grasp on the emerging tools and technologies available to successfully tackle challenges in Big Data. Learn to design and build a Data Lake capable of handling large-scale structured and unstructured collections of data in real-time by using cutting-edge technologies like Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, and Flink, among others.

Professional Skills

Being successful in data science and analytics isn’t just about having top-notch technical expertise. Develop the professional and behavioral skills you need to navigate the dynamics of the workplace.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

The 17-month course ensures an accelerated and flexible transformational journey, allowing work-life balance. The program is a blend of courses taught by live videoconferencing and discussion forums, that replicate the experience of a face-to-face classroom, and interaction with faculty on a 24/7 online platform.

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for this program are 35,200€ per year

About this institute

IE University

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Contact info

IE University

Calle de María de Molina, 11-13-15
28006 Madrid

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