Business Administration and Data Science

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15200 EUR/year
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This Business Administration and Data Science MSc course from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) uniquely combines hard analytical skills with an understanding of the relevant business data context for application.


Through this combination at the Business Administration and Data Science MSc course from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) you will learn how to use theories, models and tools for data analytics to generate actionable insights and develop fact based platforms for decision making by conducting visual, text and predictive analysis.

Learning outcomes

Through a mix of theory and hands-on exercises you will learn to design, develop, implement, test and document technical business data analytics solutions to support organizational processes and/or satisfy business needs by using data analytics oriented programming languages (such as Python, R), Big data platforms (such as Hadoop, Spark) and open source technologies. You will work with visual, text and predictive analytic techniques including latest methodologies from data mining, machine learning and deep learning in order to transform Big data sets into business assets.

You will understand the role of data analytics in the digital economy, and how companies can deal with the challenges and opportunities provided by the increasing availability of data, which is changing the business landscape. This will allow you to understand both the strategic and operational impact digitalization has on business innovation and strategy. In combination with courses on visual analytics this will enable you to communicate across both the technical and the business side of business intelligence in both the development and presentation of solutions using business data analytics.

Building on this foundation you will also learn about the international and national regulations and legislations for assessing and designing business data analytics solutions and products in accordance with the applicable legislation to ensure regulatory compliance and reflect on data ethics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation and Strategy in the Data Economy
  • Datafication: Regulation, Governance, Security, Privacy and Ethics
  • Foundations of Business Data Analytics: Architecture, Statistics and Programming 
  • Visual Analytics
  • Data Economics
  • Data Mining, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment in order to establish if your bachelor's degree qualifies you for the programme and the academic areas listed below are covered in full and as prescribed.The specific entry requirements are min. 30 ECTS-points within one or more of the following areas:

  • Quantitative Methods (statistics, econometrics, mathematics and the like)
  • Information Technology (information technology; computer science; programming; computer algorithms; information systems; information management; computer-mediated communication; information architecture and design; systems design; and the like)
  • Economics (economic theory, micro/macro economics, international economics, monetary economics and the like)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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