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Online Master of Business Administration with Data Analytics

Secure your future in big data with an Online MBA course

In this day and age, we have more access to data than ever. The challenge lies in knowing what to do with it. Studies have shown that one in three business leaders do not know how to transform their data into meaningful intelligence, according to IBM's ‘The Four V's of Big Data’. The online mba course: Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Data Analytics from AACSB and EQUIS accredited Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is designed to help you unlock that ability.

Designed for high-performing middle managers with a minimum of three years of supervisory professional experience and a 2.1 degree or equivalent qualification, this Masters Data Analytics course will prepare you to for career advancement with contemporary data analytics expertise.

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Demand for big data staff is set to increase by up to 23% per annum over the next five years.1

Skills to improve business strategy

More businesses are seeking professionals with the skills to analyse the data they are collecting to help them make more informed strategic decisions. Throughout our Online MBA Data Analytics course, you’ll gain an understanding of the entire life cycle of big data: capturing, organising, analysing, drawing conclusions and taking strategic action to gain leverage or a competitive advantage. Additionally, you will gain a comprehensive overview of business operations and functions through the main MBA modules.

In addition to the comprehensive business knowledge you will develop in the core MBA, the modules in Data Analytics cover:

  • Deriving innovation and value from large volumes of data
    Develop and structure your understanding of how businesses can derive innovation and thus value from large volumes of data, and is organised as follows
  • Knowledge and skills of a data analyst
    Develop your data analytic skills and become a much more knowledgeable data scientist who can work competently with a variety of different data sets to extract, interpret and present meaningful information.
  • Machine learning
    The module takes a practical approach to teaching machine learning, giving you the skills to put theory into practice using realistic case studies and data.
  • Big Data
    Structure your understanding according to the stages an organisation moves through to develop and manage the infrastructure necessary to derive business value from large volumes of data.
  • Statistical decision making
    An introduction to the statistical principles and statistical methods required for the analysis of large datasets.

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Innovative, experiential and personalised learning

With interactive online tools, acclaimed teaching staff, and a rigorous curriculum, the Online MBA in Data Analytics course provides a convenient and flexible course option for busy professionals.

Online students also can take advantage of opportunities for support and growth. A module in Professional and Leadership Development that runs throughout the course offers:

Applicants need a minimum of 3 years of supervisory professional experience to apply



  • personalised mentoring
  • careers support
  • individual personal and professional development

Actual salaries for big data staff estimated to be almost double the level of UK workers overall1

Additionally, a focus on experiential learning via business simulations, case studies and our acclaimed teaching staff’s experiential teaching methodology offers the chance to apply your studies to real-life scenarios.

Our online MBA with Data Analytics helps you:

I came across this course while researching for masters in the area of data analytics; it was the perfect match to what I wanted, a mix of business and technology.

Maria Agius (Malta),
Online MBA with Data Analytics

Online MBA in Data Analytics Career Opportunities

Graduates from our data analytics courses have found employment and started careers as senior managers in a variety of national and international organisations as:

  • Data analysts
  • Data engineers
  • Data architects
  • Business intelligence analysts

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Big Data Anlytics

The term “big data” describes how in today’s businesses large volumes of new data accumulates faster than legacy software can process, necessitating new data analytics solutions. This course will provide you with an appreciation of big data and how it can be used to inform strategy and help fuel business success in your new Data Analytics Career

Online Masters in Data Analytics: Quick Facts

MBA Facts
Qualification 100% Online MBA with Data Analytics
Department Nottingham Business School
Duration 2.5 years
Entry requirements

- a minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent qualification

- a minimum of three years supervisory professional experience

- a letter of recommendation

- a statement of purpose

- an up-to-date CV

Start Dates January, May and September
Fees £17,000

A focus on sustainability

Nottingham Business School also incorporates a focus on sustainability and responsible corporate practice into MBA courses, ensuring that you will be prepared to act as an ethical leader in today’s business landscape.

1e-skills UK Big Data Analytics SAS report 2012-2017

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