Master in Business Analytics & Big Data - The Program

Drive business transformation through Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Business Analytics

The Business Analytics and Big Data Master’s Degree

The Master in Business Analytics and Big Data molds future data scientists ready to help their companies become data-driven businesses by extracting relevant insights from data and using advanced analytics to drive decision-making processes. They are professionals who are capable of rethinking and rebuilding processes, products, and services by applying machine learning & AI to solve user problems.

The program is divided into 3 terms that combine subjects from 4 key areas of knowledge and skills needed for professionals in data science and analytics. The 10-month course, with intake options in October as well as April, is an immersive experience for innovative minds from all over the world.

Business Analytics Master Program Key Areas

Business Transformation

Gain a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of how organizations today collect and utilize data generated from a wide variety of sources to drive performance. Understand how companies are adopting advanced technologies to generate new and actionable insights.

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 such as 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 have a real impact on business decisions.

Liquid Learning at IE University

In this new reality, we understand it’s not always possible to attend class in person. That’s why we developed our Liquid Learning approach, which seamlessly adapts to individual needs and provides equal access to world-class education—whether on campus or online wherever you are.

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Business Analytics Program Structure - October Intake

MASTER IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS & BIG DATA

Duration

INTAKE: OCTOBER, 10 MONTHS

OCTOBER

OCTOBER-DECEMBER

DECEMBER-JANUARY

JANUARY-MARCH

MARCH-APRIL

APRIL

APRIL-JULY

JULY

Location

ONLINE

MADRID

MADRID

CHINA

MADRID

MADRID

Subject

PRECOURSE

TERM I

WINTER BREAK

TERM II

SPRING BREAK

IMMERSION WEEK

TERM III

GRADUATION

Business Analytics Program Structure - April Intake

MASTER IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS & BIG DATA

Duration

INTAKE: APRIL, 10 MONTHS

APRIL

APRIL-JULY

JULY

JULY-OCTOBER

OCTOBER

OCTOBER

OCTOBER-FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY

Location

ONLINE

MADRID

MADRID

CHINA

MADRID

MADRID

Subject

PRECOURSE

TERM I

SUMMER BREAK

TERM II

AUTUMN BREAK

IMMERSION WEEK

TERM III

GRADUATION

Business Analytics Career-Oriented Program

You’ll get to roll up your sleeves from the get-go. Gain experience completing practical challenges with multinational tech companies, presenting your results to experts in the field.
Cohete

Datathons

Companies from various industries will provide your team with real data sets, and you will have to uncover actionable insights and drive innovation.

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Data Science Competitions

At the end of each period, you will have the opportunity to compete against other students in an individual Kaggle-style competition that will out what you've learned to the test.

MENTORING PROGRAM

At HST, we believe that our alumni should play an active role in making each program a unique experience. At the beginning of the year, each student will be assigned a mentor who will advise them on things like how to manage your time during the program, which electives best suit their profile and professional aspirations, or what companies really ask for when you join a real team of data scientists.

Companies that participate in the Business Analytics and Big Data Master's Degree

At HST, we believe the best way to learn is through practical, hands-on methodologies. Thanks to our strong relationship with top industry professionals, students have the opportunity to experience the real world of work in the classroom through challenges, consulting projects, and multimedia simulations, applying their knowledge as they go. Here are some of the partner companies collaborating with the program:
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BROCHURE

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