Master
Management - Big Data Management

Big data is big news for business and a booming career field. Gain management expertise and develop a proficiency in preparing, processing and analysing data with a Master’s in Management specialising in Big Data.

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From optimising existing production lines to creating new business models, data-driven decisions are at the centre of digital business. An MA in Big Data Management will not only give you the skills to make critical decisions surrounding big data, but will also provide the management expertise you will need as a leader in business. 

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Overview Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

  • Study model
    Master of Arts (MA)
    60 ECTS
    Language: English
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 12 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies at anytime
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 343 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1114020
  • Admission
    Completed undergraduate degree
  • Reduce your study fees
    Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
    The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
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Study programme overview

In the IUBH Master’s in Big Data Management, you’ll learn how to prepare data, link data from different sources and analyse data relationships. You’ll become familiar with artificial intelligence methods for data analysis, including when and how to apply them, and will examine societal impact and data protection issues to ensure ethical practice. With a degree in Big Data Management, you’ll detect and deliver essential data insights to boost the success of any company.

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Careers

Career outlook

A Master’s in Management specialising in Big Data will help you develop leadership skills and a comprehensive knowledge of all relevant big data disciplines. Fast-growing companies are investing in the implementation of data management systems and structures, and are looking for qualified experts in this area as a result. Graduating with a degree in Big Data Management will give you a variety of great opportunities for starting a career filled with innovation and motivation.

BI Consultant

As a BI (business intelligence) consultant, you are responsible for preparing and transforming data so that it can be analysed efficiently. You will have a good eye for trends and identify them quickly. You will also analyse customer behaviour and provide solid, data-based foundations to support your company’s future decisions. You act as a link between IT and the other specialist departments in your company.

Big Data Scientist

Big data scientists work at the interface between mathematics, statistics, IT and management. Your job is to use your company’s data as profitably as possible. You are responsible for analysing the data, as well as placing it into a business context. 

Big Data Engineer

Data engineers are faced with many exciting challenges: in general terms, they ensure that the company’s data is generated, stored, maintained, processed and transferred in a profitable manner. They are also responsible for setting up and monitoring the hardware and software infrastructure. Duties range from conception, purchasing and installing the necessary components to decisions about what software and services should be implemented.

Tuition fees

Study models and fees: Master's in Big Data Management

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen programme.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

Only until 20.04.2021

Full-Time

Duration 12 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

518€ /mtl 729€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
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Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

408€ /mtl 549€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
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Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

343€ /mtl 449€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
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With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, you get a unique opportunity – graduate with both a German and a British graduation certificate, without any extra academic requirements. The study programmes at IU and at LSBU are coordinated and therefore equivalent to each other.

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All our study programmes include the following benefits
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  • Marking of your end-of-module exams

  • Free 4-week trial

  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors

  • Use of the online campus

  • Individual study coaching

  • Online exams

  • No charge for extension of course duration

  • Career coaching

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised.Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition
Admission

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General Admission requirements
Work experience
English language skills
Optional aptitude test
Why IU is the best choice
  • Your studies are flexible and 100% online

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • Accredited & Globally recognised

    IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

  • You gain full support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.

  • The ideal mix of theory & practice

    Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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