MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management

Big Data is going to be worth $102bn by 2019 according to IDC research which means organizations will need skilled analysts to maximize the opportunities it has to offer.

This course will give you the skills you need to benefit from the opportunities big data offers. Gaining this essential knowledge will allow you to apply data handling methods to inform your business decisions and ensure your firm’s information systems are aligned with business goals and strategies. You’ll study in Germany, the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. Germany is recognized for its high-quality education.^

^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the way data can be manipulated to result in strategy-driven business decisions. You acquire the knowledge and skills needed to add data-driven insights and bring a new perspective to the role.

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Who is this Programme for?

This programme is ideal for aspiring IT managers who want to launch a career in the industry and confidently utilize opportunities that big data offers for business success. The course is also suitable for people already in the computing management environment.

Our MSc will make you stand out from the crowd and you will be a step ahead of other IT leaders with the data analytics knowledge this course will give you.

Employment Stats and USP’s

  • Arden University has received 4.5* for student satisfaction
  • Arden has supported 50,000 higher education learners over 26 years
  • 96% of the graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation
  • 79% of the students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies

Why Arden?

  • Arden University is regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government
  • 96% of Arden University graduates are in employment 6 months after graduation
  • Taught 100% in English
  • Intensive, engaging and face-to-face teaching by industry experts
  • Industry-relevant, 21st-century application
  • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented
  • Flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available
  • Perfect city centre locations in Berlin

Why Germany?

  1. Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  2. 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  3. Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***.
  4. Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  5. Berlin is the second-largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities for young professionals and graduates.

Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions.

*Statista

**Business Insider

***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Career Direction

After studying for this MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management programme you will be well equipped to enter a strategic role in the IT sector or to take your data manipulation skills to a non-IT specialist position.

The type of job roles you might explore are:

  • Information Systems Manager
  • Functional Manager
  • Service Delivery manager
  • Systems Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • IT Risk
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Data Manager

Flexible Payment Plans Available:

Arden University offers flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. A deposit of €2,000.00 is required to start.

Modules

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • IS and Business Strategy Alignment
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Project and Portfolio Management
  • Research Project

Course Requirements

  • 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent. A GPA of 60% of the above for a four year Bachelor's degree from Pakistan.
  • English proficiency: IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent if you have not been previously taught in English. English waiver letters can be accepted; degrees should also have 'Method of instruction: English'.

Non-standard entry

Work experience and qualification route

  • You must have a third class (3rd) UK honours degree or an equivalent qualification alongside 2-3 years of professional work experience.
  • If you are from Pakistan, a four year Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 60% or above alongside 3-4 years management experience.

Work experience route

  • We encourage applications from prospective students who do not meet our academic requirements but who do have senior management experience (usually 5 years).
  • Any other international undergraduate qualification will be assessed on a case by case basis.
  • You must show us that you are self-motivated, provide a personal statement, and be able to offer references and other evidence of your experience.
  • Please discuss your entry requirements with the programme consultant as your international education could mean that you are eligible to study with us.

Awarding Body / Certified by

  • Arden University
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 2, 2019
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