Secure your future in big data

Harness the power of big data to formulate strategies for greater efficiency and success. Further your understanding of contemporary business strategy and leadership through real-life, experiential techniques and mentoring.

Today, it's easy to gather large amounts of information - it’s knowing what to do with it that presents a challenge. The Online MBA with Data Analytics is an inter-disciplinary course taught jointly through Nottingham Business School and the School of Science and Technology, and recognised as 55th in the world for online MBA programmes (QS 2022).

With interactive features and a challenging curriculum inspired by our on-campus courses, the Online MBA with Data Analytics provides a convenient and flexible option for busy adults.

If you are seeking a more strategic, senior or management role, and looking to take your career and your organisation to new heights, this course will help you gain a competitive edge by providing you with contemporary data analytics expertise.​


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In our most recent Postgraduate Taught Survey (2021), 90% of Online MBA students were satisfied with the quality of the course.

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Skills that improve business intelligence

As more and more data is available to businesses, they require professionals with the skills to break it down: demand for big data staff is continuing to grow by up to 29% per annum (TechTarget 2019). Throughout our Online MBA with Data Analytics, you’ll gain an understanding of the entire life cycle of big data: capturing, organising, analysing, drawing conclusions and taking strategic action to gain leverage or a competitive advantage.

This course also has been awarded Dual Award status with the Chartered Management Institute, which means you can graduate with a Masters degree and a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

In addition to the qualification and included with Dual Accreditation is student membership with CMI for the duration of the course. Membership whilst you are on the course is included in the course fee. The CMI’s online resource portal, ManagementDirect, offers digital resources, networking, mentoring and support.

You will gain the CMI qualification upon graduation and you are then eligible to become a full member of the CMI and have the opportunity to work towards Chartered Manager status should you wish.

Our Online MBA with Data Analytics helps you:

  • understand the importance of data analytics in modern business
  • use big data to answer strategically important questions to drive businesses forward
  • tackle contemporary issues, theories and conceptual frameworks used to guide management
  • apply your experience in the context of complex organisational environments
  • derive business value from data science and gain deep insight into statistical approaches to data analysis.

This was the perfect combination of leadership and data analytics. To top it all, NTU also has a great reputation.

Online MBA - Data Analytics - Fast Track:

Accelerate your education with a 100% Online MBA with Data Analytics Fast Track, available for the May and September intakes of each year. The programme uses the same curriculum as the MBA in Data Analytics, but it can be completed in 1 year 8 months. Quickly gain the skills to help organisations maximise big data as a senior manager or in roles like data analyst, data engineer, data architect and business intelligence analyst.


2 years 8 months (or 1 year 8 months with the Online MBA Data Analytics Fast Track option)


£17,000 or 12 instalments of £1,325 and 2 payments of £550 for the dissertation.

Nottingham Trent University also offers ten £3,400 scholarships for Online MBA students from Africa, India and the Middle East each academic year.

Start dates:

January, May, September

Requirements include:

  • a good UK honours degree or overseas equivalent in any discipline
  • a minimum of 3 years continuous management experience
  • international students only: IELTS and TOEFL

Graduates from our data analytics courses have found employment as senior managers in a variety of national and international organisations, along with more specific roles as data analysts, data engineers, data architects and business intelligence analysts.

An MBA that works for you

Through a leadership focus, one-to-one mentoring and experiential learning, this 100% Online MBA with Data Analytics is tailored to the individual to provide everything you need to take your career to new heights. Our course-long Professional and Leadership Development module offers opportunities for personalised mentoring, careers support, and individual personal and professional growth.

The Business modules provide a comprehensive understanding of business strategy and contemporary global issues, with an emphasis on sustainability and socially responsible corporate practice. Explore theories and conceptual frameworks for management and leadership, and learn to apply them within the context of complex organisational environments.


  1. UNKNOWN (2021), Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey [Accessed 17.08.2021]