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What will I learn?

Power better decisions with big-data insight

In a global market that is ever evolving through competitive and regulatory pressures, fast and accurate business decisions are increasingly important. Being able to extract, combine and analyse data to meet a wide range of business needs helps to unlock insights organisation-wide, driving opportunities and increasing competitive edge.

Our new Master of Business Analytics puts that power in your hands.

What will you do?

Conducted over 18 months full-time, the degree is designed to complement and extend the knowledge and skills gained from any of a wide range of business-related bachelor programs. It will equip you with: significantly enhanced strategic thinking, problem-solving and decision-making ability; the capacity to formulate, evaluate and effectively communicate evidence-based solutions to contemporary commercial challenges using quantitative analysis; advanced abilities in the use of business analytics to inform and support commercial strategies, both domestic and international; high-level knowledge of using business analytics to highlight innovation opportunities and entrepreneurial options; deep insight into the ethical, sustainability and governance considerations of data management and analysis, and intellectual property rights.

You will also gain: confidence handling big data; the ability to code using popular analytics platforms; high-level research skills through the conduct of a major research project.

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate ready to play a leading role in enterprises’ strategic growth and innovation in your chosen sector, anywhere in the world. You could help achieve organisational objectives in new product development, marketing, customer acquisition, community engagement, or all of these. Perhaps you’ll help organisations or governments stimulate positive social change.

Potential careers

Market Research Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Data Analyst, Financial Systems / Computer Analyst, Information Analyst, International Trade or Business Analyst.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Professions

CRICOS

103281G

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,500.00 (25,84,331) per year
COVID-19 OFFSHORE STUDY FEE REBATE: All continuing and commencing international students who are studying offshore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions may be eligible for the rebate of up to 20%.

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

Start date

27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a Bachelor degree or equivalent. English Language Requirements - IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

For international students

Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline including accounting, business, management, sales, marketing and tourism

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

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

Pathways options

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