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Course Essentials

With today’s increasing demand for data analysts in every business function, this online MBA with Data Analytics pathway will prepare you for a variety of key leadership and strategic management roles.

Designed for practising managers looking to take that next step onwards and upwards, you will have the opportunity to put your study into practice, learning how to turn analysis into useful insights and strategic business plans to drive competitive advantage.

Arden University's Master of Business Administration course is delivered completely online through our Distance Learning programme, giving you the opportunity to study 24/7 and offering you the flexibility to study wherever you are on any device. Start working towards your future today with Arden.



Key Information

Award:
MBA
Credits:
180
UCAS Course Code:
N/A
Course Title:
MBA (Data Analytics)
Duration:
1.5 to 5 years
Intake Status:
Accepting applications
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
Yes
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects
  • Arden Tutors

At Arden, we believe that modern leadership requires cross-cutting management skills that apply to a range of business functions and themes.

Studying this online MBA with a particular focus on Data Analytics at Arden University will help you to develop your broad management skills, whilst learning how to analyse data effectively to create and manage strategic decisions needed within the complex landscape of modern business.

You will also explore how to best communicate your findings to others within an organisation that is easily understood and accessible to all.

Modules

  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Personal and Business Transformation
  • Implementing Strategy
  • Sustaining the Business
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • Research Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your Distance Learning studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

To be eligible for this Arden University MBA (Data Analytics) online course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent
  • 2 years suitable work experience

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Please be aware that this MBA course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study this online programme with Arden University. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have a Degree, or the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate online Degree programmes. Arden offer online degrees in a range of subjects which can fit in around your current commitments. 

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

A Masters level award from Arden can equip you to progress to a senior management role in a variety of industries around the world. With an increasing need for strategic data expertise, our online MBA with Data Analytics will prepare you to be a key leader with valuable knowledge of manipulating and understanding data in ways that will benefit your business.

Studying our online MBA at Arden University can lead you into any of the following career paths:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with your academic development and decide to undertake a PhD.

Next Steps

Applying for this online course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Watch our 2 minute video to hear Dr. Ben Silverstone (Programme Leader, Computing and Quantitative Business at Arden University) who leads our Data Analytics suite of courses, talk about why Data Analytics is increasingly becoming a key skill for people in all functions across business. Find out how you can get ahead of this trend by studying an MBA course with Arden.

 
Course Details & Modules

At Arden, we believe that modern leadership requires cross-cutting management skills that apply to a range of business functions and themes.

Studying this online MBA with a particular focus on Data Analytics at Arden University will help you to develop your broad management skills, whilst learning how to analyse data effectively to create and manage strategic decisions needed within the complex landscape of modern business.

You will also explore how to best communicate your findings to others within an organisation that is easily understood and accessible to all.

Modules

  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Personal and Business Transformation
  • Implementing Strategy
  • Sustaining the Business
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • Research Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your Distance Learning studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this Arden University MBA (Data Analytics) online course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent
  • 2 years suitable work experience

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Please be aware that this MBA course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study this online programme with Arden University. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have a Degree, or the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate online Degree programmes. Arden offer online degrees in a range of subjects which can fit in around your current commitments. 

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

A Masters level award from Arden can equip you to progress to a senior management role in a variety of industries around the world. With an increasing need for strategic data expertise, our online MBA with Data Analytics will prepare you to be a key leader with valuable knowledge of manipulating and understanding data in ways that will benefit your business.

Studying our online MBA at Arden University can lead you into any of the following career paths:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with your academic development and decide to undertake a PhD.

Next Steps

Applying for this online course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Arden Tutors

Watch our 2 minute video to hear Dr. Ben Silverstone (Programme Leader, Computing and Quantitative Business at Arden University) who leads our Data Analytics suite of courses, talk about why Data Analytics is increasingly becoming a key skill for people in all functions across business. Find out how you can get ahead of this trend by studying an MBA course with Arden.

 

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