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Master in Big Data & Analytics

  • 60 ECTS
  • Intake 2024
  • English
Open Call 2024 | Early Bird Discount

Master in Big Data & Analytics

EAE Barcelona Business School


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;
  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

10 meses 

De lunes a jueves y un viernes al mes (horario de tarde compatible con el trabajo)

Presencial Flexible

10 meses

Martes y jueves por la tarde


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.

Degree and Modality

Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Big Data & Analytics

Full Time 60 ECTS


You will obtain two Degrees: EAE y UdL

EAE Business School’s Specific Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Big Data & Analytics and Universitat de Lleida's (UdL) Specific Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Big Data & Analytics.


Master's Director

DP BA - Gustavo Ramirez

Gustavo Ramírez. Director at Inorbis Analytics. More than 10 years of experience in national and international projects, mostly in Data Analytics & Big Data consulting. Industrial Engineer graduated at ITESM, Master in Supply Chain Management and Technology at La Salle BES, Master in Financial Management at EAE and holder of an SAP R/3 certificate.



Key Points

1. Dual Business & Tech vision

You will gain a dual strategic vision of technology and business, learning to make decisions based on technology, methodologies and business needs.

2. Specialist software

You will learn to use data warehousing, visualization and machine learning technologies, as well as the SQL, Python and R languages. 

3. Visión 360º

You will gain expertise in the architecture and life cycle of data within the Data Analytics department, as well as the different tools and trends in the sector

Rankings Master in Big Data
  • EAE Barcelona Business School

    #2 Spain

  • Ed universal

    #3 Spain & #19 World


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.


What does the admission process for a Master involve?

  • Initial Information/Admission Request

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

  •  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.

  • Presentación formal de candidatura

    ¿Qué documentos necesito para solicitar la admisión a un máster? Deberás hacernos llegar la siguiente documentación, que analizaremos y verificaremos para redactar tu informe de Admisiones: 

    • CV actualizado
    • Carta de motivación
    • Carta de recomendación académica y/o profesional
    • Certificado última titulación obtenida o en curso
    • Test de admisión (en caso de requerirlo)
    • Certificado idioma (en caso de requerirlo)
  • Comité de admisiones

    Tu asesor será el encargado de defender tu candidatura ante el Comité.

  • Resolución del proceso

    Te comunicaremos el resultado del proceso.

  • Reserva y asignación de plaza

    Tendrás entre 3 y 5 días para realizar el abono de la inscripción.


FT Inglés - MKT y Gestión Comercial

2 years average experience

  • 87% international participants 

  • 24 nationalities


Request information and consult our grants and discounts with the admissions team

Part Time 

14.000€ - April 2024
14.400€ - October 2024

Full Time 

15.900€ - October 2024

Full Time English

16.900€ - October 2024


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
Crece el salario de los alumnos full time
Quiere emprender
Cambia de empleo antes de graduarse

Request Information

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