What will I learn?

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics is a specialized degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses.

This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

Course requirements

  • This is a one-year full-time program (or its part-time equivalent), studied in English, requiring the successful completion of 120 credit points of study.
  • All subjects are worth 15 credit points.
  • The subjects are listed in the preferred order of study. You must complete all prerequisite subjects prior to enrolling in a core subject.

Learning outcomes

  • Introduce students to the context in which analytics fit within an organization.
  • Gain an understanding and knowledge of how to capture, organize and manage data in order to support an organization’s analytical initiatives.
  • Acquire knowledge of basic methods and techniques of analytics.
  • Acquire knowledge of advanced techniques of analytics, including how to apply analytics in various practical scenarios.
  • Understand and acquire knowledge and skills to translate business requirements into actionable outcomes through data.
  • Gain skills in the use of Enterprise tools, including SAS, R and Python.

Which department am I in?

Department of Accounting, Finance and Analytics

CRICOS

087776K

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$34,400.00 (US$ 24,214) per year

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

Start date

29 July 2019, 2 March 2020

Venue

City Campus

Level 2, 360 Collins street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline, or approved international equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - Overall score of 575 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English); TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

A recognised Bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline.

English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper based - Overall score of 575 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English); TOEFL Internet based (IBT): Overall 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing; Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

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About this uni

Research carried out at La Trobe University is ranked among the top 1.4% in the world and the institute offers world-class facilities.

  • Professional teaching environments and links to industries
  • One-to-one support for international students on any issue
  • Career Ready team help students prepare post-graduation life
  • Melbourne is ranked as the fifth best student city in 2017