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MBA Data Science and Big Data Analytics - Online

MBA Data Science and Big Data Analytics - Online

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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MBA Data Science

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Course Summary

The amount of data that businesses and organisations across the private and public sector are collecting, generating, storing and sharing is greater than ever before and is growing rapidly. Customer needs are usually the key driver of the actions that organisations take, and successful organisations need to be able to reliably interpret data to make robust decisions.

The MBA Big Data Analytics from North Wales Management School is designed for ambitious individuals who want to gain a broad base of business skills in addition to invaluable specialist knowledge and capabilities in the application of data analytics in a business context.

This MBA Big Data Analytics is 100% online and is studied entirely remotely, with no need to visit campus. As a result of its flexible online learning model, the MBA can be studied at any time, meaning that you can fit study around your work and family commitments and avoid costly study breaks.

Learn the knowledge and skills to give you the competitive edge

You will study applications of big data, data analytics and data visualisation to support the decision-making processes with organisational environments. Big data topics are supported with organisational case studies, building critical evaluation and analytical skills.

The programme develops key business and analysis skills, including:

  • Business analytics
  • Big data applications
  • Deriving actionable insights from business intelligence
  • Strategic implementation
  • Effecting creative change and innovation
  • Communication skills
  • Research methodologies

This MBA Big Data Analytics is industry-led and career-focused, reflecting the culture and capabilities of North Wales Management School and of Wrexham Glyndwr University as a whole. Our deep relationships with major employers have fed into the programme content and have helped shape an MBA that specifically targets career enhancement outcomes across a wide range of sectors in the modern-day work environment. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students in employment.


Enables students to independently explore and develop their skills and knowledge as an HRM practitioner via contemporary and constructive debates, using information and understanding of HRM across the strategic and operational business environment. This module increases credibility in HRM and develops frameworks to support and underpin the evolving nature of work that integrates with other HR functions, supporting human capital and business performance. It develops analytical techniques and judgements based on theoretical models and contextual trends that impact on reward management across strategic business functions.

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Entry requirements

You should have or be about to complete an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum grade of 2:2 (or equivalent qualification). We will also accept Masters degrees or equivalent. You should have at least 2 years of work experience. We may also accept applicants who do not have these qualifications based on 2 or more years of relevant work experience. If you earned your undergraduate degree outside the UK, you should check that it is equivalent to a 2:2.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of postgraduate courses, along with part-time and professional qualifications. Renowned for its high standards of teaching and inclusive learning community, the university is home to over 9,000 students, with around 1,500 of these enrolled in postgraduate study. The university's main campus, based in Wrexham, is where you'll find the majority of programmes. There's also a rural campus a...more