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MBA – Big Data Management

With an MBA – Big Data Management you’ll be a key figure in your company’s success.

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Start your MBA – Big Data Management

From finance to the health industry: thanks to the growth in data available to companies today, Big Data managers are now more in demand than ever. In the online MBA Big Data Management study programme, you’ll enhance your skills and learn how to use data efficiently. In doing so, you’ll familiarise yourself with the principles of information management and the methods of artificial intelligence. Over the course of your MBA specialising in Big Data Management, you'll develop a keen sense of how to beneficially integrate new technologies into your business environment. This will enable you to coordinate projects at the interface between top management, data engineering, and data analysis.

In order to best prepare you for the international job market, all of our study programmes are offered 100% in English. What are you waiting for?

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? At IU International University of Applied Sciences you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, completely free of charge. By doing so, you can save valuable time and reduce tuition fees. 

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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 Business Administration (MBA)
    90 ECTS
    Language: English
    Dual degree: Available
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 18 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies at anytime
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 211 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    90 ECTS - English
    Accredited in line with German and European standards, ZFU 153413c
  • Admission
    General Admission Requirements
    Work experience
    English language skills

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  • 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 contents

Course overview

Over the course of the three semesters of your MBA specialising in Big Data, your studies will be extremely practice-oriented. You’ll develop all the relevant business skills you’ll need as a successful Big Data manager:

  • You’ll acquire in-depth technical expertise in strategy and operational corporate management.
  • You’ll enhance your soft skills and train your analytical talent.
  • Also, you’ll learn how to prepare data for specific purposes, merge data from multiple sources and analyse data in the context of overarching relationships.
  • In addition, you’ll take a critical look at a variety of solutions and solution providers, taking into account ethical, social, and data protection issues.


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Careers

Your MBA - Big Data Management career outlook

The development of systems and structures in the field of data management is the focus of many growth-oriented companies across all industries. Once you’ve completed your degree, you could work as...

Big Data Scientist

Big Data Scientists take on tasks at the interface between mathematics, statistics, computer science, and management. In this function, they are responsible for using their company's data in a goal-oriented manner. In doing so, they take care of both the evaluation of data and its analysis in the context of business management interrelationships.

Big Data Engineer

The role of a data engineer involves many exciting challenges: As a data engineer, you generally ensure that data in your company is generated, stored, maintained, processed, and passed on in a targeted manner. You also take care of setting up and monitoring the hardware and software structure. Your tasks range from conception to purchasing and setting up the necessary components to deciding which software and services are to be implemented. 

BI Consultant

As a BI (Business Intelligence) Consultant, you are responsible for preparing and transforming data so that it can be evaluated efficiently. You have a sure feeling for current trends, which you recognise quickly. You analyse customer behaviour and provide data-based fundamentals that support your company in future decisions. In doing so, you act as an important link between IT and other departments of your company. 

Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your MBA - 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 time model. 

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 03.11.2021

Full-Time

Duration 18 Months

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

  • Online Studies
382€ /mth 719€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 3rd of November! Apply now
Only until 03.11.2021

Part-Time I

Duration 24 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.

  • Online Studies
296€ /mth 559€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 3rd of November! Apply now
Only until 03.11.2021

Part-Time II

Duration 36 Months

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

  • Online Studies
211€ /mth 399€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 3rd of November! Apply now
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With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, you get a unique opportunity – you can choose if you want to 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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  • No charge for extension of course duration

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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 recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

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

How To Start Your Degree with the Online Degree Saver Programme:
Once you've enrolled and started on your studies, you'll have access to 50% of your courses. You will be registered as a student only after they've been successfully completed. Then you will gain access to the rest of your courses, and will be able to finish your degree.
General Admission Requirements
Further Admission Opportunities
Work experience
English language skills
Why IU International University of Applied Sciences 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 in the myStudies model, the chance to study with other students in small groups. 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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