MBA Big Data & Business Analytics |

MBA Big Data & Business Analytics
To work in Big Data or Business Analytics requires strong multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge, including
statistics and econometrics, computer science, business and law/ethics. The curriculum of this MBA is
specifically designed to develop students into knowledgeable Big Data experts, both able to do the hands-on
work and to lead data intensive departments, projects or businesses.
The Big Data & Business Analytics MBA programme is
intended for:
Mode & duration
Part-time, 2 years
Hands-on Big Data experts
90 EC
Tuition fee*
€ 35.000
September 2015
Application deadline
30 June 2015
Leaders in data intensive industries
Entrepreneurs in Big Data or Business
And for those that aspire to these positions in the
A strong quantitative background (mathematics,
engineering, physics, chemistry, psychology,
economics, computer science, etc.) will be
a prerequisite.
* The MBA programme fee covers the whole programme
including courses and exams, registration, use of university
facilities and the International Study trip to Silicon Valley.
The fee does not cover text books.
Key features:
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Two-year part-time programme (2 evenings
per week);
Balanced curriculum consisting of core MBA
courses, analytics courses (statistics,
econometrics, operations research) and
computer science courses;
All lecturers combine theory with practical
Silicon Valley study trip and in-company
project will be part of the programme;
Officially recognized MBA and MSc titles from
the University of Amsterdam.
The MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics is a 2-year part-time programme. Courses are held two evenings per
week. The curriculum consists of three types of courses:
Courses from our core MBA programme
Analytics courses
Computer Science courses
Block 1
Sep - Oct
Financial Accounting
Competitive Strategy
Amsterdam Leadership Programme
Block 2
Nov - Dec
Block 3
Corporate Finance
Machine Learning / Data Mining
Consumer Behaviour
International Study Trip (Silicon Valley)
Law & Ethics
Computer Infrastructure
Block 4
Feb - Mar
Block 5
Apr - May
Marketing Strategy
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Financial Modeling
Risk Management OR Entrepreneurship
Decision Models
Quantitative Marketing
Data Visualisation
Business Case & Report
Block 6
Jun - Aug
Please note that this schedule may be subject to change. Check our website for the latest updates.
Admission requirements summary
Bachelor's or Master’s degree
and a solid quantitative
Application deadline
30 June 2015.
All documents should be submitted
to [email protected] no later
than the deadline mentioned above.
Please contact the MBA office at
[email protected] or by
phone at +31 20 525 5655.
Relevant work experience
GMAT minimum 630 (or a
GRE equivalent)
English language proficiency.
Final project
The final project will consist of an
application of Big Data in practice, for
instance in the student’s organisation.
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