North Wales Management School - Wrexham University
100% online MBA Big Data Analytics

The smarter way to future-proof your career. A 100% online MBA Big Data Analytics from the career-focused university

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Apply by: 2 September 2024
To begin: 9 September 2024
  • 180 credits
  • 2 years part-time
  • £6,000

Key benefits

  1. 100% online Big Data Analytics MBA within 24 months
  2. Study anytime, anywhere, on any device
  3. Earn while you learn
  4. £6,000 total fees, option to pay per module
  5. Full academic support
  6. Top 10 in the UK for ‘Teaching Quality’*
    *The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

Data science is transforming the way the world does business, and 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 Master of Business Administration (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.

Fully online Big Data MBA that can be studied from anywhere at any time

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 full-time 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 data analysis, data analytics and data visualisation to support the decision-making processes within organisational environments. You will develop your knowledge and skill set in business management alongside the specialism of data analytics, and will learn through a hands-on approach which will prepare you to take on challenges in the real-world. 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

Leading credentials in flexible teaching and learning

More than half of the students at Wrexham University study part-time and as a result we at North Wales Management School have considerable expertise in flexible learning. This uniquely flexible MBA Big Data Analytics enables you to study at your own pace, on your own terms.

With six starts per year, you can start within weeks. There are flexible payment options to pay just £500 per eight-week module and, for those that are eligible, there are postgraduate government loans to cover the full programme cost.

Big Data Analytics MBA built for success in today’s employment market

This MBA Big Data Analytics is industry-led and career-focused, reflecting the culture and capabilities of North Wales Management School and of Wrexham University as a whole. Our business school’s 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.

Entry requirements for home and international students

  • 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 master’s degrees or equivalent.
  • We may also accept applicants who do not have these qualifications based on two 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.

English language requirements

  • If English isn’t your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept:
    • IELTS at 6.0 overall with no individual component below 5.5
    • TOEFL overall minimum 60
    • PTE Academic overall minimum 50
    • Cambridge (CAE & CPE) overall 169 with minimum scores of 162 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
    • A degree qualification taught in English
    • Evidence that you work in a company where English is the first language
    • High school qualifications in English
    • Completion of a Wrexham online test or Duolingo test


North Wales Management School’s online MBAs are designed to be affordable. Tuition fees are calculated per eight-week module. You can enrol in and pay for each consecutive session as your studies progress. Payment is accepted through the online student portal and must meet the payment deadline.

Total programme fees £6,000
Per 15-credit module £500


Choose North Wales Management School

  • Top 10 university in UK for employability for UK-based graduates from part-time first degrees (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • 99.1% were in employment or further study 6 months after completing their studies (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • QAA-assured, industry-led programmes, incorporating deep knowledge and expertise of employer partners and tailored to the needs of the modern job market
  • Close links with leading local and regional employers, including Toyota, Kellogg’s, Brother Industries and the BBC
  • Expertise in flexible learning – more than half of our students study part-time
  • Dedicated Student Success team supports you every step of the way – from enrolment right through to graduation
  • International university of many cultures
  • Programmes suitable for a wide range of academic backgrounds
  • 10% fee reduction for graduates of Wrexham University