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MBA Big Data & Business Analytics

Admission Requirements

MBA Big Data & Business Analytics

Thinking of applying for admission to the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics programme? Please check if you meet the requirements. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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1. Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Participants require an academic bachelor's or master’s degree and a quantitative or business background, f.e. engineering, economics, accounting, business, psychology, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, etc.

In special cases the programme director could decide to allow for applications to be submitted by candidates with alternative degrees and backgrounds. Please contact us if you have any questions.

2. Work experience

A minimum of three years of relevant post-graduate work experience.

3. GMAT or GRE

You need a minimum GMAT score of 630 and a minimum analytical writing score of approximately 4.0 (or a GRE equivalent).

Candidates with a Master’s of Science degree (MSc) from an internationally recognised research university and a minimum of three years post-graduate work experience are exempt from the GMAT/GRE requirement.

The Amsterdam Business School institutions codes:
GMAT = 0500 /  Information about the GMAT
GRE = 6739 /  Information about the GRE

4. English language proficiency

Please send documentation of your English language proficiency. Minimum TOEFL score: 100 or IELTS score: 7.0. You may be exempt from this requirement if you:

  • Are a native speaker of English
  • Have at least 2 years of professional experience in an English speaking work environment
  • Have taken an English-taught bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Have a Dutch VWO high school diploma

How to apply