Business Analytics and Big Data

IE University

Master On Campus
10 months
35200 EUR/year
35200 EUR/year
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The Master in Business Analytics and Big Data from IE positions students to tackle the biggest challenges in our data-driven era. Nail down skills in data science, business transformation, and big data technologies to turn data into a powerful driver of disruption in any company, in any industry.


The innovative methodology in the Business Analytics and Big Data programme from IE centers on practical learning through real data analysis, case studies, workshops, multimedia simulations, classroom debates, and group projects for global organizations.

The professors have hands-on experience working in the field, coming from companies like Amazon, Google, and IBM.

As an IE student, you’ll gain access to a uniquely qualified network of faculty, fellow students and alumni. The more than 60,000 connections worldwide are sure to help you excel.

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.

Careers of Tomorrow

The professionals that will be filling these positions must have the right education and experience to be up to par, because according to the same study, 39% of Data Scientists and Advanced Analyst positions require a Master’s or Ph.D. This means that demand – as well as salaries – will skyrocket. There is no better time to prepare for a bright future in the fast-paced and exciting world of data and analytics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Marketing Intelligence 
  • Analytics for Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Digital Analytics
  • Smart Cities 
  • Analytics for Travel
  • Analytics for Banking
  • Risk and Fraud Analytics
  • Big Data & Health
  • Analytics for Telco & Utilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The admission process is a rolling process and there is no deadline for application for a particular class. Admission is valid for two years.






On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university
  • Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
  • 1 page CV/Resume
  • 1 essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Photocopy of current passport
  • Passport size picture
  • Students are required to take either the GMAT, GRE or IEGAT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 EUR per year and a duration of 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    35200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 EUR per year and a duration of 10 months.


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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