• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
In this day and age, data is very easy to gather and store; it’s knowing what to do with it that presents an obstacle. Studies have shown that one in three business leaders do not know how to transform their data into meaningful intelligence, according to IBM ‘The Four V's of Big Data’. The online Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics at Nottingham Trent University Online is designed to help you unlock that ability, without having to set foot on campus.


This course delivered by AACSB and EQUIS accrediated Nottingham Business School is aimed at accomplished middle managers seeking more senior, strategic roles, helping to give them an edge over other business managers by providing contemporary data analytics expertise. 

Specifically, our online MBA with Data Analytics course will strengthen your:

  • management knowledge and leadership capabilities
  • understanding of global business
  • ability to use big data to influence strategic decisions and drive businesses forward

By the end of the course, you will be in prime position to lead your organisation to success using enhanced strategic knowledge and experience and a new data-analytics skill set.

Learning by doing

Studies have shown that the best way of learning is by doing. This is why NTU's online MBA with Data Analytics course is characterised by its experiential learning style, with an emphasis on business simulations, case study projects and a unique experiential teaching methodology.

With the help of our committed, acclaimed and hard-working teaching staff, you will be able to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios and make first-hand observations about the impact of big data on business strategy.

Flexible and engaging online learning

NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MBA course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn.

Through the online modules, you will cover a breadth of management subjects, with exposure to lecturers, guest speakers and students from a host of industry sectors. You will also participate regularly in business simulations and case study projects, helping you understand the challenges of managing an organisation

"Having been a science student all my life, I always missed the business acumen.  This particular course MBA with Data Analytics presented the perfect cross for me, a mix of business and technical.  I’ve always believed that having these two pillars is essential in today’s world, where technology is everywhere." 
Maria Agius (Malta), Online MBA with Data Analytics
Career outlook

Throughout our online Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics from Nottingham Trent University Online, you’ll gain an understanding of the entire life cycle of big data: capturing, organising, analysing, drawing conclusions and taking action to gain leverage or competitive advantage, giving you with a highly coveted set of skills that will be extremely attractive to prospective employers.

Graduates from our data analytics courses have found employment as senior managers in a variety of national and international organisations, along with more specific roles as data analysts, data engineers, data scientists, data architects and business intelligence analysts.

Programme Structure

Course modules
  • Responsible Leadership
  • The Values-Led Organisation
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organisations and People Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Information and Decision Making
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Business Research Project
  • Professional and Leadership Development
Data Analytics modules
  • Statistical Approaches to Data Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Big Data and its Infrastructure – NTU Online
  • Practical Machine Learning Methods for Data Mining
  • Deriving Business Value from Data Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

In order to enrol on our MBA course, you need to have:
  • a minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent qualification
  • a letter of recommendation
  • a statement of purpose
  • an up-to-date CV
  • a minimum of three years supervisory professional work experience.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fees are for the 2018/19 academic year intake and will not increase so long as you complete your studies within 3 years of enrolment.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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