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Masters in Information Management & Digital Business – Big Data in Business

Masters in Information Management & Digital Business – Big Data in Business

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Full time | Henley Business School | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Studies Database Management Information Management

Course type


Course Summary


The Big Data in Business pathway will enable you to understand and strategically direct the information being generated by businesses.

Commercial focus

You will learn to develop a strategic approach to managing Big Data in business. This will be taught through the analysis of business problems as well as understanding different approaches to business intelligence. Through this, you’ll be able to create usable business intelligence to create competitive advantage for organisations. Through this programme, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse and manage Big Data to benefit business in a variety of sectors.

How we assess you

You will learn and be assessed through a wide variety of teaching methods which vary depending on your chosen Masters programme. These include online materials and multimedia content, guest lectures, individual and group assignments, case studies, field visits, dealing room simulations, presentations, applied projects, consultancy work and examinations.

On average in class tests form between 15 - 25% of the assessed work. The remaining comes from coursework, including a written dissertation or project depending on your chosen programme.

Continuing your career

The MSc Information Management and Digital Business programme will give you a rigorous academic understanding of real-life and current business issues. As a graduate of the Big Data in Business pathway, you will be equipped to develop strategies to manage Big Data. These skills are much in demand, in a variety of fields.


This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to undertake a substantial research project, drawing on the knowledge and skills acquired from past experience and from the taught part of the MSc programme. It enables students to learn how to conduct a research project, develop problem-solving and critical-analytical skills, and manage research activities. There are opportunities to carry out the project with external organisations.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree: Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an Internationally recognised university. Degree discipline: Any discipline.