MSc in Business Analytics

BIG DATA is shifting the fundamental paradigms of the business world, creating an entirely new kind of business. With the birth of new technologies and big data developments comes the need for increasingly multifaceted professionals, experts in IT, mathematics, statistics and business. ESADE’s MSc in Business Analytics aims to train this new professional, bridging the gap between the world of computing and that of business leaders and directors.
Combine technical knowledge with a business vision.   Trip to Silicon Valley.

Work in collaboration with companies such us Amazon, Microsoft, Santander and Telefónica.   Certification from Amazon.

Develop a career in Big Data.   Real coding projects in Python and R.

Full-time programme: One academic year - 60 ECTS

Start date: 
27th August 2018 - Business Integration Path (only if included in the Admission letter)
3rd September 2018 - Pre-Programme  in Data Science (only if included in the Admission letter)
18th September 2018 - Welcome Week and start of the first term (all)

Intake 2018: One section with a maximum of 60 students.


Language: English, with the possibility of studying a number of electives courses in Spanish.

Language learning: Students with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish can take language lessons throughout the MSc. For those with a conversational level, there will be optional language classes available in Spanish, German and French.


Location: Barcelona Sant Cugat Campus

Study tours: January

Professional internship (optional): 3 - 6 months worldwide


Admission requirements: Bachelor in Business Administration or degrees related to management (Finance, Economics, Global Commerce, etc.) and scientific or technological backgrounds (medicine, mathematics, physics, biology, pharmacy, chemistry or engineering).

If your background is business-related, you will be asked to complete the Pre-Programme in Data Science before starting the programme. If your background is in an area other than business, you will be asked to complete the Pre-Programme in Business. Both Pre-Programmes are held from August to mid-September, before the start of the programme.

If you have any questions regarding your academic background, please contact the international admissions team ( and request a profile evaluation by sending your CV and university transcripts, if available.

Before beginning the MSc in Business Analytics programme, students must have earned an undergraduate degree entitling them to undertake postgraduate studies in the degree-granting country. Find out more about this requirement here.


Fees (2018-2019): For more information, click here.

Scholarships: ESADE has a wide range of scholarships available.