Bachelor in Data and Business AnalyticsHarness the power of data. Transform the world.
Segovia and Madrid
Data drives the world
“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine” (Peter Sondergaard, Senior VP, Gartner). The impact big data can have on businesses and the world is unprecedented. This program is designed for fearless, curious, analytical students ready to use data as their weapon of choice to tackle today’s most complex challenges. You will get hands-on experience working with cutting-edge tech on projects with real-world applications and become an expert in collecting, managing and analyzing data to make an impact.
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Why the Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics?
Use data to change the world
Use quantitative methods, statistical models, analytics tools and computing techniques to drive innovation and make a positive impact.
Businesses will be looking for you
There is an urgent need for skilled data scientists. According to Forbes, there will be nearly 700,000 job openings for data scientists, data developers, and data engineers by 2020.
You will study in both charming Segovia and magnetic Madrid. You’ll experience traditional Spain in a small city bursting with life, then be inspired by the dynamism of international, cosmopolitan, electric Madrid.
Get in the game
This program is hands-on. You will not sit back and learn theory. You will dive right in, applying your learning to real-world problems right from the start, gaining experience while still in the classroom.
Be inspired by diversity
More than 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, and with 70% of the student population coming from outside of Spain, you’ll be inspired by different points of view, different cultures and a global presence right on campus.
Use cutting-edge technology
This program changes and evolves to stay on the cutting-edge. No matter when you start, you will learn and use the latest technologies, methodologies, and analytics tools in the field.
What you'll learn
Your first year will focus on building a foundation in the liberal sciences. You’ll learn how the latest research methodologies are used to collect actionable data insights and start to think about how collected information can be used to solve complex problems. You will also build a solid foundation in business, statistics, technology and programming, preparing you to dive into data analysis.
You’ll be exposed to the most cutting-edge tools used in data science, becoming an expert in programming, database modeling, machine learning, forecasting time series and big data technologies. This is the year where the numbers will come alive and you’ll learn the skills in statistics and mathematics necessary to extract meaningful insights from data. Workshops and boot camps will teach you how to work in diverse teams.
Hands-on classes will teach you how to use recommendation engines, advanced machine learning, cloud computing, semantic analysis, artificial intelligence and parallel computing technologies to solve real-world problems. A datathon will push you to get your hands dirty, solving a specific, real-world business problem by using, crunching, and analyzing data.
Year fourCareer focus
In your fourth year, you will explore different career options and take the electives you want to get started down the right career path. You’ll dive deeper into advanced courses in software development, business analytics and data privacy. And through a final, capstone project you will work with a tutor to integrate everything you’ve learned throughout the program to solve a specific, relevant, real-world problem of your choice.