Master Big Data & Business Analytics

Institut de Formació Continua IL3 – Universidad de Barcelona

Characteristics of the training programme

Collaborating entity: Institut de Formació Continua IL3 – University of Barcelona


Number of credits: 60 FTE


Mode: Online


Language(s) Taught in: English


Aimed at: University students and working professionals with a university degree that qualifies them to take a Master's degree.


  • Start of the school term: 09/10/2023
  • End of school term: 30/06/2024


  • Start date of pre-registration period: 05/07/2023
  • Final date of pre-registration period: 08/10/2023

Objetives: The "Master in Big Data & Business Analytics" provides students with the technical skills necessary to collect, process and analyze large data sets, understand the fundamental concepts related to Big Data, such as storage and management of large-scale data by learning advanced data analysis techniques. The course is taught in English and is delivered online.


Modules of the programme: 


  • Module 1 – Python Programming (9) ETCS

  • Module 2 – SQL Databases (6) ETCS

  • Module 3 – Fundamentals of Statistics (6) ETCS

  • Module 4 – Data Mining: Data Debugging and Predictive Modeling (9) ETCS

  • Module 5 – Machine Learning (9) ETCS

  • Module 6 – Advanced Visualization (9) ETCS

  • Master’s Thesis (12 ETCS)