Organisations in all types of industry now collect data on their customers, markets, processes, and market growth. Analysing this data helps businesses develop deeper insights, and machine-based intelligent systems now gather and process 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That means 90% of all the data produced by mankind was analysed by the commercial sector in just the last two years. Ready to jump in?
Arden’s Executive MBA (Data Analytics) degree encourages you to disrupt conventional ways of thinking to gain the competitive edge in data analysis. Firmly planted in a learning-by-doing methodology, our data analytics degree course places an emphasis on directly applying what you learn on the course to your day-to-day role, allowing you to demonstrate immediate impact in your organisation.
The course is strongly focused on applied learning, and has been developed by industry experts with the needs of experienced professionals like you in mind. When you complete this specialised Master of Administration qualification, you’ll be able to confidently demonstrate your knowledge of contemporary data analysis theory and practice to employers.
This course is undergoing the accreditation process by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Once approved, in addition to your MBA, you’ll also receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice and an ILM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, ensuring you have both the knowledge of business and professional recognition you need to lead in your future career.
If you’ve been considering studying data analytics, there’s never been a better time to do it than now. This data analytics Executive MBA course is designed to develop your leadership skills by expanding your knowledge in a range of business management disciplines alongside your data analytics specialism. And better still, you’ll be putting what you learn into action with real-world projects. Additionally, if you want to continue your academic development, our Executive MBA Data Analytics degree provides a strong foundation for future PhD-level study.
I’ve found that studying my degree online with Arden has given me a much more comprehensive foundation of knowledge around the topics I don’t often encounter in my work role, including financial decision-making, ethics and strategy. This knowledge will enable me to progress to more strategic roles in the future.
We’ve designed this course to give you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. These methods include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
To be eligible for this Executive MBA (Data Analytics) course, you must normally have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this course.
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.
For those without prior work experience, we have an MBA programme that could be the perfect fit. Arden’s MBA has been designed to help students like you not only complete a full MBA, but also use their qualification as an entryway into a management position.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
You can apply for a loan of up to £11,836 from Student Finance England to fund your studies. UK students in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are also eligible for postgraduate loans.
If you’re an international student, we have a number of Regional Offers that can help you save money on your tuition fees.
When you help a friend or family member to study with Arden through our Refer a Friend programme, both you and the person you refer will receive a £500 Amazon e-voucher or £500 tuition fee credit.
Here at Arden University we strive to provide a fresh and unique approach to your business and management education. With ideas and experiences taken from employers and thought leaders across the world, we give you the opportunity to put proven business skills and techniques into practice during your studies. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
If you feel now’s the time to progress to a senior management role, our Executive MBA (Data Analytics) degree will equip you with the skills you need, from strategic thinking through to change leadership. The specialist skills you will develop are highly valued by private and public sector organisations.
Already working in a management role? Getting ready to take the next step into leadership? The Executive MBA (Data Analytics) course will help you to develop and demonstrate the skills you need. Whilst studying, you’ll:
The real question is, where do you want to take your career next? Choosing to study data analytics gives you senior leadership skills that are sought by businesses in a wide range of industries. Whether you choose to progress with your current employer or take on a new challenge, you’ll feel confident that you’re ready to take that next step.
This course awards a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) promotes excellence in UK management and leadership. The institute aims to boost career development across the management sector and connect you with like-minded professionals across diverse sectors.
The CMI is the only organisation in the UK that can award Chartered Manager status – the gold standard in management. They are also active in business policy-making across the globe and ensure that their more than 140,000 members are represented in policy decision-making.
You will have free CMI Membership throughout your studies, giving you access to a range of exclusive resources, mentoring services, and networking events.
Upon completion of one of Arden University’s CMI-accredited courses, you will be automatically awarded CMI Foundation Chartered Manager (fCMgr) status. This recognises you have the skills needed to be an effective manager, helping you stand out from the competition and start your management career journey - with a clear pathway to full Chartered Manager status.
This course is accredited by the Institute of leadership and Management (ILM). You'll graduate with an ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management.
The ILM is a professional membership body for leaders and managers, with a mission of inspiring great leadership through qualifications, training, and cutting-edge research. The institute is a globally recognised mark of quality for its members and provides valuable insights through its vast industry links and publications.
As an Arden student, you’ll have free membership to the ILM throughout your studies, giving you access to over a thousand comprehensive learning resources, including webinars, videos, leadership assessment tools, a dedicated e-learning tool, careers advice, and networking opportunities.
Arden University is a member of the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide.
This membership reflects the fact that Arden University has successfully matched the high standards required by the AACSB, and enables the sharing of ideas and the exchange best practises between global business schools. Membership also gives our faculty members access to in-depth data and research to support the development of our courses and teaching methods, ensuring that we are able to provide you with the best possible university experience.
The BGA is a membership and quality assurance body. As a member, Arden University have signed up to the BGA Charter, committing their institution to responsible management practices and lifelong learning, positively impacting their students, communities, and the economy. This shows our students that we are demonstrating responsible management ourselves, as well as it being a central theme that runs through our own courses.
As Arden University is a member of the Business Graduates Association (BGA), students will receive complementary BGA student and graduate membership. Through this membership, current students will have access to the BGA Career Development Centre, packed with interactive tools, e-learning content, partner discounts and the latest job opportunities. This is a lifetime access, which means students will continue to have access to these services even after they graduate.
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include: