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What will I learn?

UTS is at the forefront of analytics education in Australia with its focus on practice-based, interdisciplinary analytics and decision-making research. Big data in the internet age is very complex and growing exponentially, posing greater challenges for organisations.

In this course, students can focus on real-world business problems in their own organisations and develop solutions as part of their research. This course enables graduates to extend and deepen their knowledge in a specialised area of analytics by undertaking research under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

The core program is supplemented by short courses, seminars and projects. These courses provide academic rigour while using cutting-edge technologies.

The course offers flexibility in the choice of research topics so that the research is closely aligned with the student's professional requirements. Students can undertake research in analytics to solve the problems that directly impact their organisations: research with a purpose.

Advanced analytics techniques and solutions are increasingly being used by industry to drive productivity, transform business and increase competitiveness. The demand for skilled analytics professionals with the ability to work in both traditional and emerging industries continues to grow. With high-level analytics skills graduates are able to make a significant contribution to their organisation. Students also benefit from being able to work with world-leading researchers in this area.

Course structure

Candidates are required to complete two subjects covering technology research preparation and technology research methods respectively (some candidates may be exempt from completing these subjects), and selected learning modules, seminars, projects and practice.

Careers

There is a skills shortage of professionals with work-ready skills in analytics. The demand for skilled professionals in analytics crosses a range of industries from banking, e-commerce, education, finance, government, health, insurance, marketing, taxation, telecommunications and transport. In knowledge economy there is significant demand for graduates in this area.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

CRICOS

075277F

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,810.00 (21,11,534) per year
The cost per session for 2022 is AUD $19,405.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 July 2022

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 out of 4 and less than 10 per cent fail grades.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

Previous qualifications must have a major in analytics, computing, applied statistics or applied mathematics. Before submitting a formal application for admission, applicants should seek the approval of a potential supervisor for their proposed research work.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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

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About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS boasts a culturally diverse campus life and a vast range of innovative courses that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

  • Australia’s No.1 Young University
  • Located in Sydney’s creative and digital precinct
  • Practice-based teaching and learning with an industry focus
  • More than AUD 12 million offered in scholarships and grants