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What will I learn?

Technology is evolving at breakneck speed. With so many opportunities to innovate, organisations need business leaders who can harness the immense power of data analytics – and turn their insights into meaningful business solutions that keep them ahead of the competition.

Build a career at the forefront of the digital revolution with La Trobe's Bachelor of Business Analytics. In this forward-thinking degree, you'll learn how to solve today's most pressing business challenges and take advantage of cutting-edge data analytics tools, techniques and software.

Designed in partnership with industry leaders, this practical course gives you solid foundations in business fundamentals, with the opportunity to specialise in your business discipline of choice. You'll choose from a wide range of optional majors and minors, so you can extend your expertise in your area of interest.

Learn from brilliant minds who are pioneering research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and digital disruption. Then gain real-world experience through our wide range of work based learning opportunities at leading industry partners – where you'll develop your professional networks and plan for your first steps in the industry.

As you progress, you'll develop a combination of problem-solving, critical-thinking and communication skills across business, marketing, commerce and technology. You'll gain valuable experience with industry-standard programs, so you'll have the skills and adaptability to succeed in a wide variety of workplaces.

Learning from industry experts, you'll develop advanced analytical skills while building your knowledge in programming, data engineering, smart supply chains, artificial intelligence and cloud-based data management.

When you graduate, you'll be ready to succeed in the rapidly evolving world of business. Use the latest tools and techniques to analyse data, turn it into insights and then create innovative and competitive solutions for businesses around the world.

You'll learn:

Data analytics tools

Social media and visualisation

Data insight skills

Digital disruption

IT skills

Business fundamentals

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you could work across a wide range of fields, including finance, cybersecurity, health and defence. Use your analytical and strategic-thinking skills to help businesses identify new opportunities, solve problems and create positive change.

Possible roles include:

Data scientist

Business analyst

Management consultant

Innovation consultant

Asset investment analyst

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of Business and Management

CRICOS

0100037

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,400.00 (20,57,206) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate. International Baccalaureate - 24 to 33. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component, C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
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