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You will need:
- a first degree (normally 2.1) or an equivalent professional or academic qualification
- a period of professional work experience incorporating operational responsibilities – three years minimum, preferably five
- academic or vocational references.
In exceptional circumstances applicants without a degree will be considered, if they can demonstrate in their personal statement that they have been in a senior management position, managing people and budgets, for more than eight years.
Months of entry
January, May, September
In today’s modern economy, data is very easy to gather and store. However, it’s knowing what to do with it that presents an obstacle. According to IBM ‘The Four V's of Big Data’, one in three business leaders do not know how to transform their data into meaningful intelligence. The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Data Analytics (Fast Track option available) is designed to help you unlock that ability, without ever having to set foot on campus. Throughout the 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.
Our Online MBA with Data Analytics is aimed at accomplished middle managers seeking more senior and strategic roles, helping to provide an edge over other business managers by offering contemporary data analytics expertise. Through the online modules, you will cover a breadth of management subjects, with exposure to lecturers and students from a host of industry sectors. You will also participate regularly in business simulations and case study projects, helping you understand the challenges of managing an organisation.
This course is also designed to help you to:
- understand the importance of data analytics in business today
- use big data to draw plans to drive businesses forward
- tackle contemporary issues, theories and conceptual frameworks used to guide management
- apply your experience in the context of complex organisational environments
- derive business value from data science and gain deep insight into statistical approaches to data analysis
Flexible and engaging online learning
Nottingham Trent University is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Data Analytics (Fast Track option available) course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with several different ways to interact with the curriculum, including:
- video lectures
- real-life case studies
- interactive assignments
- social interaction with a global student body
- digital tools and resources
- interactive academic support
The NTU Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Data Analytics is a modular course, completed over the course of two and a half years. It consists of 11 core MBA modules worth ten credits each, a project module worth 40 credits, plus four additional modules in Data Analytics (total 40 credits).
Accelerate your learning outcomes and complete your studies in just 18 months with the Online MBA with Data Analytics Fast Track option. If your timetable permits, you can double-up on your modules - completing all taught learning materials in just 12 months (leaving the remaining 6 months to submit your dissertation). Find out more today.
- Responsible Leadership
- The Values-Led Organisation
- Global Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Organisations and People Management
- Financial Management
- Business Information and Decision Making
- Strategic Change Management
- Global Business Simulation
- Business Research Project
- Professional and Leadership Development
Data Analytics modules:
- Statistical Approaches to Data Analysis
- Fundamentals of Big Data and its Infrastructure
- Practical Machine Learning Methods for Data Mining
- Deriving Business Value from Data Science
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 career, giving you with a highly coveted set of skills that will be extremely attractive to prospective employers.
Graduates from our data analytics courses have found employment as senior managers in a variety of national and international organisations, along with more specific roles as data analysts, data engineers, data scientists, data architects and business intelligence analysts.
Visit the Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Data Analytics (Fast Track option available) page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!
Information for international students
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill).
We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our postgraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.
Fees and funding
Please view our dedicated Online MBA website for the latest course fees.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time18-30 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
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