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MBA: Big Data & Business Analytics

MBA: Big Data & Business Analytics

Amsterdam Business School

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Program Type Part-Time MBA
  • Specializations Leadership
  • Duration 24 months
  • International students' % 35
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
  • Application Deadline 01 Aug, 2020

The ability to leverage big data is becoming increasingly critical. Prepare yourself for the challenges and opportunities that Big Data brings you with this hands-on MBA Big Data & Business Analytics.

5 Reasons for choosing the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics

  1. Part-time programme. With evening classes twice a week, you can perfectly combine work and study.
  2. Small-sized, interactive classes. With approximately 35 students in class, you have plenty of room for discussion and personal focus.
  3. Team- and network oriented. Both the Amsterdam business community and international partners are closely related to the programme.
  4. Focus on soft skills and hard skills. Reflect on your ambitions and growth as a leader, while you are being educated to become a big data expert.
  5. Practical and hands-on. The programme combines theory with a practical application. The theory you learn can be practised in your organisation immediately.


As a big data expert, you are able to do the hands-on work as well as lead intensive data-driven projects, departments and businesses. Therefore, the curriculum is a combination of courses in three fields:

  1. Business (with courses in strategy, finance, marketing, HRM)
  2. Analytics (with courses in statistics, econometrics, system optimization)
  3. Computer Science (with courses in machine learning, data visualisation)

MBA Big Data & Business Analytics:  facts & figures

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: 24 months
  • 7 hours per week of scheduled class time (3.5 hours per class, twice a week from 18:30 - 22:00). Evenings vary per block
  • 8 - 13 hours per week for preparation, casework and assignments
  • Exams, resits, career workshops or company visits may take place on Friday during the day or evening
  • Officially recognised Master’s degree. Title to be obtained: MBA

For further information: please contact [email protected]

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a quantitative or business background
  • 3 years post-graduate work experience
  • GMAT minimum of 630 for those with a bachelor’s degree
  • English language proficiency

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About University

COVID-19 information for our executive programs (MBA & MIF): please check our FAQ section below Do you want to become part of one of Europe’s major multidisciplinary universities? The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), one of the only two Dutch universities ranked in the QS World University Rankings top 100 (2019). The ABS is well known for their high quality education. Both senior and aspiring professionals can add more depth to their knowledge base thanks to our Executive Education programmes, like the Amsterdam MBA and the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics. The mission of the ABS is to develop leaders in business and society with independent minds, entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.  5 Reasons to choose the Amsterdam Business School: High quality programmes. Promoting excellence and leadership in all business areas. Inspiring lecturers. Renowned academic lecturers and practitioners with in-depth industry experience. Full-time and part-time programmes. Choose the programme that fits your needs and possibilities. Vibrant location. ABS is located in Amsterdam, the financial and business capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam has climbed from the 27th to the 24th place in the QS Best Student Cities 2019 ranking and can be found on the 4th place in the Bloomberg Safest Cities in the World 2019 ranking. Triple Crown Accreditation. The Amsterdam Business School is among fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide with Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.  Follow the Amsterdam Business School on LinkedIn and Facebook Or contact ABS at [email protected]

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