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The Master's degree programme in

Big Data Analytics


The Master's degree programme in Big Data Analytics

We have gathered detailed information about how the application and admission processes at Arcada work in the section Master's Application. There you will receive help with applying to our degree programmes through the national study portal You will find all the important dates for your application and can read more  about e.g. eligibility, selection criteria and which documents you have to send us when applying.


To apply to this programme you need to have a Bachelor level Engineering degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a similar field deemed to include sufficient technical skills and scientific rigor. The degree must include a minimum of 30 ECTS programming subjects at Bachelor level.

In addition, you must have a minimum of two (24 months) years relevant work experience gained after the completion of the Bachelor's degree. 
The work experience should be with tasks including Software engineering and software development. Please read more about eligibility.

Application methods

You can apply to the Master's degree programme in Big Data Analytics with a GRE test or on the basis of previous studies within the field.  Please read more about the two different application methods.


15 December 2020, 9 am

Application opens

Please note that Arcada uses a continuous separate application and that we are not part of the national Joint Application system. Please read more about how to apply to Arcada.

25 February 2021, 3 pm

Application closes

The application to Arcada's English degree programmes ends. Please note that as this is a continuous application, application may close earlier in case all vacant study places are filled.

16 July 2021

Deadline for accepting study place offer

August/September 2021

Your studies begin