12 months
7200 EUR/year
4800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Big Data Analytics from Carlos III University of Madrid is oriented towards the (re)training of professionals with responsibilities related to data analytics, and in particular of those involved with the evaluation of very large volumes of data in their companies. 


Students of the Master in Big Data Analytics from Carlos III University of Madrid, either recently graduated or professionals, will receive both additional formation in the basic foundations of the analytics methods used for Big Data, and familiarity with their potential applications in different areas of interest.

Learning outcomes

Particular emphasis will be placed on the use of data storage and processing paradigms such as MapReduce or noSQL and their implementations (Hadoop, Storm, etc.), as well as cloud storing and computing methodologies. The courses will also introduce applications based on analytic languages such as R and Python.

This knowledge will prepare them to handle large data sets and to conduct complex statistical and computational analysis of these data, to obtain results in pattern identification, forecasting, simulation or optimization, relevant for the improvement of the efficiency in the activities of their companies and organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Applications of Big data Analytics
  • Web data analytics and usage
  • Information security and risk policies
  • Data Analytics for the Smart Society
  • Advanced network architectures for information storage and retrieval
  • Graph analysis and data visualization applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Industrial Engineering

Candidates with other backgrounds (like Business/Administration, Economics, Medicine or Health Sciences) could also be considered, but they should justify required levels of knowledge in the fields of Mathematics (Algebra and Calculus), Statistics (Probability and Inference) and Computer Science (basic programming skills).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Madrid

745 - 1260 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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