Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

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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.

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Start date
17 months


Students must fulfill the following requirements to be able to request the issuance of the Official University Degree upon completion of the Master Program.

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Career-focused Business Analytics and Big Data Global Master Program

IE University molds students into future-forward and well-rounded professionals, using methodologies that put innovation and employability at the forefront.

Learning and doing

Get hands-on experience, learning through case studies, multimedia simulations, classroom debates and group projects with IE University’s corporate partners.


Learn from the real pioneers of the new digital economy

Our professors have hands-on experience working in the field, coming from companies like Amazon, Santander, and Spotify.


Setting you up for success

IE University’s innovative teaching methodology prepares you up to jump right into a big data leadership role from day onewith the right hands-on experience needed to lead projects and teams to success.


Building the right network

You will have access to more than 60,000 forward-thinking students, inspiring faculty and alumni worldwide, who will play a key role in helping you get where you want to go.

Business Analytics and Big Data Global Master Academic Director

ProfileJuan José Casado Quintero

Professor, Master in Business Analytics & Big Data and Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

Data & Analytics Director, Repsol

Juan José Casado Quintero

Professor, Master in Business Analytics & Big Data and Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

Data & Analytics Director, Repsol

1st Data Science Competition
3rd Data Science Competition
Introduction to Big Data and Analytics
Meeting with the academic director
Meeting with the academic director II
Meeting with the academic director III
Real World Datathon I
Real World Datathon II

Professional Experience
Big Data & Advanced analytics expert with 15 years of work experience in consulting focused on helping business from different industries to get the most value from their data.
Juan Jose has led teams of Data Scientists at CFI Group, Cognodata, Everis and most recently IBM where he was the Head in Spain of the Strategy & Analytics Service Line and a Big Data evangelist.
From 2015 Juan Jose is committed to transform the health care system trough big data advanced analytics. Currently he is the Data & Analytics Corporate Director at Sanitas (BUPA EUROPE).
Juan Jose is founder, Professor & Academic Program Director of the Master in Business Analytics & Big Data at IE business school (Instituto de Empresa).
MBA at IE Business School (2001), Business Administration Degree at Madrid Complutense University.

Liquid Learning in the Classroom

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Agility, flexibility and fluidity are key to navigating today’s increasingly digital, constantly changing world.

At IE University we have developed Liquid Learning, a unique and evidence-based educational model that transcends conventional learning methodologies and platforms by fusing physical and digital learning spaces so that you can access first-rate education, no matter where you are.

In the particular case of the Global Master in Business Analytics & Big Data, you are expected to attend your mandatory residential periods in person so that you can thoroughly capitalize on your experience. However, if you are unable to attend for justifiable reasons, and since each program works differently, you have the possibility to participate remotely as a temporary solution.

Find out more about Liquid Learning at IE University

Why study a Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data?

Recruiters will be looking for you

You will become an expert in a field that is increasingly growing and integrated across an endless number of industries.

Big data is a game changer

Companies around the globe are using big data to stay fresh and increase profits. Experts in big data and analysis are key players for businesses who want to stay in the game.

There aren't enough data experts

By 2020, there will be nearly 700,000 job openings for data scientists, data developers, and data engineers. (Forbes)


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