What will I learn?

Overview

Business and data analysts are in high demand.

Our Master of Business Analytics delivers the practical and theoretical skills needed to create business solutions such as predictive modelling, risk assessment and data visualizations for clients and stakeholders. In final year, choose an elective specialisation.

You'll learn:

Accounting and marketing

Learn these business fundamentals so you can perform your role more effectively.

Statistics and data wrangling

Understand the importance of statistics.

Learn to vet, store and process data.

Advanced analytical tools

Gain high-level skills to manage big data using a range of tools.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognized in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Career Outcomes

The need for analytics professionals is at an all-time high as organizations seek to understand the massive amounts of data now at their disposal.

Graduates can find work as a:

Data Analyst

Process, clean and analyse data for your clients. Write reports and present your findings.

Liaise with management and stakeholders to achieve business objectives.

Business Analyst

Use data to understand and improve business processes.

Define and document business practices to recommend solutions to problems.

Present your findings to clients and stakeholders.

Market Research Analyst

Use your skills to interpret market research and find data driven solutions for your clients and stakeholders.

Present your findings in an accessible and interesting way.

Business Intelligence Analyst

Report on staff performance.

Present complex findings to stakeholders.

Work within the business to develop data-related tools and processes.

Analyse the competition and provide insights on how to improve business practice.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of Business Analytics may apply for membership with the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Which department am I in?

Department of Business and Management

CRICOS

087774A

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,400.00 (US$ 23,499) per year

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

Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020, 2 November 2020

Venue

City Campus

360 Collins street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent.If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may be considered in some instances. 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 any 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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La Trobe is ranked in the top 400 by QS World University Rankings, THE World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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