Programme Overview

Big Data Demands Big Ideas

The main objective of the ESADE MSc in Business Analytics is to prepare you fully for the next stage in your career. You’ll graduate with a toolkit of technical skills and specialist know-how, ready to continue your higher education or pursue your dream job.

What You’ll Do in the MSc in Business Analytics

Work in multidisciplinary groups on big data and data analytics projects with guidance from business experts.

Develop data analytics projects using Python and R, as well as the standard data science libraries and tools.

Design big data and data analytics projects with your fellow students using commercial and open source platforms including Spark and AWS.

Gain specialist understanding of how big data and data analytics are used in finance, marketing and retail. You can focus on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the IoT, and smart cities

Course Details

Duration: One academic year full time - 60 ECTS


Start date: September 2019


Intake 2019: Two section with a maximum of 40 students.

Language: English + some elective courses in Spanish.


Language learning: Optional classes in Spanish, German and French.

Location: Barcelona Sant Cugat Campus


Study tours: January


Internship (optional): 3 - 6 months worldwide

Requirements: Bachelor's degree + GMAT/GRE + Fluency in English. 


Fees: For more information, click here.


Scholarships: A wide range of scholarships available.

Official information:   Official programme documentation    |    Programme subject guides     |    Academic calendar 2018-2019    |    Faculty

“The world is becoming digital and so are our interactions. Businesses thrive to build capabilities on data analytics, cloud and AI to compete and survive. The MSc in Business Analytics will provide you the skills to be relevant and thrive into this new scenario. You’ll become familiar with languages such as Python, R, Machine Learning, Cloud platforms, but also with the business knowledge to put them into action.”

Esteve Almirall

Academic Director

MSc in Business Analytics