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Master in Big Data & Analytics

  • Full Time
  • October 2023
  • English
Descuentos especiales ¡Sólo hasta el 30 de junio!

Master in Big Data & Analytics

A unique programs that gives you an in-depth insight into the valuable relationship between technology and business decision-making in organizations. Because EAE Barcelona’s Master in Big Data & Analytics is designed with precisely this goal: to empower professionals who want to develop both their technical and business profiles at the same time.

Our learning by doing methodology will enable you to discover the key programming languages, such as Python, R and SQL, and other specialist data architecture technologies, as well as examining specific business cases of companies that have used data analytics to become market leaders.

The Master is strategically designed in three blocks: 1) Fundamental languages; 2) Big Data infrastructures and methodologies; and 3) Data analytics, with the aim of integrating the most advanced technological knowledge and team leadership based on information to become an all-terrain professional.

Full Time
On-Site Classes From Monday to

10 Months

Thursday and two Fridays per month (intensive morning schedule)


  • 2 años de experiencia media
    87% de los participantes internacionales
    24 nacionalidades

Key Points

The optimal blend of technology and business will give you a dual strategic vision of how different technologies and methodologies can shape the organization’s decision-making process.

Over the course of the program, you will use the latest data warehousing, visualization and machine learning technologies, including Microsoft tools and languages such as SQL, Python and R.

You will gain a global overview of the architecture and life cycle of data within the field of Data Analytics, as well as the characteristics of the different tools and trends in the sector.

You will be able to make the difference in the technological area by analysing the needs of the various stakeholders (on both the technical and business sides), technological trends and the company’s strategic objectives.

You will benefit from the professional insight of lecturers currently working in the field, with a wealth of experience in positions of senior responsibility in leading globally acclaimed companies.

Rankings Master in Big Data
  • Logo QS Bueno


    #2 Spain


  • Ed universal


    #3 Spain & #25 World


Study Programme

1st Module

Data Governance & Data Strategy - 5 ECTS

  • Data Analytics and specializations (Business Intelligence, Big Data and Data Science)
  • Prioritizing business needs in technological decisions
  • Data organization, management and governance
  • Strategic elements of a Data-Driven organization
  • Key factors in successful data lifecycle management


Business Analytics - 5 ECTS

  • Key management indicators: metrics, objectives, benchmarks and action plans
  • Demand and sustainable solutions
  • Data Analytics Business Case Study: Justifying investment in a projects. Convincing a CEO. Why invest in Data Analytics?
  • Key management indicators: different areas
  • Self-service vs. Pre-defined reporting: Applying security. What challenges, impacts and costs are involved?


Digital Transformation & Challenges of Cybersecurity and Cyberlaw - 5 ECTS

  • Technological innovation and Digital Transformation
  • Corporate innovation and key concepts: Open innovation and exploration vs. exploitation
  • Design and application of the Security Master Plan
  • GDPR: personal data protection as an inspirational figure in Data Analytics business models
  • Organizational models: Data Compliance models and structures
2nd Module

Data Management for BI - 5 ECTS

  • Business Intelligence integration
  • Functional processes and ETL technicians
  • Data Warehousing models and cases of use
  • The importance of data and how it facilitates decision-making
  • Hybrid Data Warehousing and Data Lakes


Data Visualization - 5 ECTS

  • Data Visualization and the technologies involved
  • Data structures and models for visualization
  • Dashboard design and development
  • Project development on PowerBI
  • Applications and examples of Data Visualization


Introduction to programming languages for Data - 5 ECTS

  • Basic programming concepts
  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Introduction to R


Big Data - 5 ECTS

  • Foundations and technologies of Big Data
  • Implementation of scalable architectures
  • Python applied to Big Data
  • Introduction to Spark
  • Cases of use and the different architectures involved


Data Science - 5 ECTS

  • Artificial Intelligence and its applications
  • Characteristics of Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning
  • Interpretability of the resulting models
  • AI tools
  • Most innovative AI techniques for high-level understanding (Deep Learning, model explainability, etc.)
3rd Module

Digital Leadership & Data Talent - 5 ECTS

  • Innovation process, methods and techniques
  • Design Thinking process, methods and techniques
  • Agile mindset and methodologies
  • Effective communication methods and techniques
  • Strategies for incorporating, developing and retaining people and their capacities in order to transform into a Data-Driven organization


This is far more than just a research project required to gain a Master qualification. It is the optimal time and place to combine all your academic experience, professional ambition, personal vision and creativity. It is your opportunity to put all the knowledge and skills you have acquired into practice and work towards the goals you set yourself.

Master´s Director

DP BA - Gustavo Ramirez

Gustavo Ramírez

Service Delivery Manager at the European Commission's BI platform. Former Director at Inorbis Analytics and Executive Manager at SDG. He has over 12 years’ experience managing national and international projects, primarily in business consultancy specializing in Data Analytics and Big Data. He has an Industrial Engineering Diploma from ITESM, Master in Supply Chain Management and Technology from La Salle BES, Master in Financial Management from EAE Business School and SAP R/3 certification.


Degree and Modality

Lifelong Learning Master's Degree in
Business Intelligence and Technological Innovation

Intake October 2023

Full Time 60 ECTS

You will obtain two Degrees: EAE and UPC

EAE Business School’s Specific Master’s Degree in Big Data & Analytics (Business Intelligence) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya’s (UPC) Lifelong Learning Master’s Degree in Business Intelligence and Technological Innovation.


We’ve got your back from even before you get started

Expert and personalised advice on the most highly demanded profiles in the marketplace. We guide you professionally based on your profile and goals in order to help you choose the path with the greatest professional impact.

We’ll attend to any inquiry you may have during the 6 steps of the admission and advice process

1. Initial Information/Admission Request

Once completed, we’ll assign you one of our expert advisors that will get in touch with you.

2. Interview with the Admissions Department

We’ll evaluate your professional and academic profile and, together, we’ll assess your eligibility for advancing towards a Master’s level based on your professional goals.

3. Formal Presentation of the Admission Form:

What documents do I need in order to apply for admission to a Master? You will have to send us the following documentation, which we’ll analyse and verify in order to compose your admissions report:

- Updated CV

- Motivation Letter

- Academic and/or Professional Letter of Recommendation

- Last/Ongoing Degree Certificate

- Admission Test (if required)

- Language Certificate (if required)

4. Admissions Committee

Your advisor will be in charge of defending your application in front of the Committee.

5. Process Resolution

We’ll inform you on the result of the process.

6. Booking and Assign You a Spot

You will have 3 to 5 days to make the payment for the inscription.


There are many professional paths you can choose and we’ll be there, right next to you, no matter which one you choose.

You’ll enjoy a career plan made to suit you. Thanks to our Careers Department and EAE Entrepreneur, you will gain access to personalised support and academic training services that will multiply your professional opportunities, extending them to any country in the world.


  • · Chief Data Officer (CDO)
  • · Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • · Project Management for BI Projects
  • · Big Data Consultant
  • · Business Intelligence & Data Analytics
  • · Digital Transformation Manager
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