Universitary Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

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Qualification University Master in Business Analytics y Big Data (M160)
Participating Universities University of Alcala
Organising Centre, Department or Institute Computer Science
Teaching centre(s) Edificio del rectorado
Acceso por el patio de Filósofos
Year Course Started 2017-2018 (RD 1393/2007)
Credits 60 ECTS
Official Duration One academic year full-time
Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course 60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time
Type of teaching Classroom-based learning
Language/s Spanish
Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.

Directors Elena García Barriocanal
Coordinators Coordinador de Calidad
Miguel A. Sicilia Urbán
Coordinador Prácticas Externas
Salvador Sánchez Alonso
Academic Committee Elena García Barriocanal
Miguel A. Sicilia Urbán
Salvador Sánchez Alonso
León A. González Soto
Juan José Cuadrado Gallego
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Objectives and competences

The goals of this master"s degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competences required to obtain a master"s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Access and Admission

Registration deadlines
Number of places for new Total places available: 50
Minimum number of places for master's to be taught: 20

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.
General access conditions
Specific admission conditions Perfil de ingreso

  • Titulados en Ingeniería, principalmente los titulados en Grados de Ingeniería Informática o sus equivalentes en las titulaciones del sistema precedente (Ingenieros Técnicos en Informática de Gestión, Ingenieros Técnicos en Informática de Sistemas e Ingenieros en Informática) y titulaciones afines de la rama de la Informática, como por ejemplo, los Grados de Información o en Ingeniería de Computadores.
  • Titulados en disciplinas cuantitativas (estadística, Matemáticas, etc.).
  • Titulados en carreras relacionadas con Economía y Administración de Empresas. Se examinará de manera individual las titulaciones de los candidatos para determinar los complementos formativos (detallados en apartados posteriores) necesarios para garantizar el correcto aprovechamiento del programa.

Proceso de Admisión

    1. Currículum Vitae
    2. Carta de Motivación
    3. Copia del Expediente Académico Universitario
    4. Copia de dos cartas de recomendación (recomendable)
    5. Entrevista personal con el candidato
    6. Test de conocimientos de inglés opcionalmente si no se aporta certificado equivalente a B2. Necesario buen nivel de inglés para comprender información técnica y otros materiales proporcionados.
    7. Prueba de Admisión si la comisión académica lo considera oportuno

Criterios de admisión

  • Experiencia profesional previa
  • Valoración del expediente académico
  • Aptitud valorada en la entrevista personal

El peso de estos criterios será un 33% de la valoración final

Student information and guidance

Programme and teaching staff

Programme (this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)
Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations
Credit recognition
Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration, fees and grants


Teaching Schedule and Venue

Timetable From Monday to Thursday, 15:00 hours
Venue Escuela Politécnica de la Universidad de Alcalá

Material resources available to course participant

Material resources Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...)

External Practicums

Quality Guarantee

Course audit
Audit report
Audit ruling
Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration
Course implementation
Quality guarantee system
Quality committee  
Complaints and Suggestions
Work placement of graduates Recently implanted degree