Master of Business Analytics New

Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM239
CRICOS 103281G
We are welcoming applications now for students to start in Semester 2, 2021

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.

  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.

    For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    SATAC Code 3CM239
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Intake July
    Enquiries Future Students team

    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry

    Higher Education Study A completed Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline, including accounting, business, management, sales, marketing and tourism.
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3CM239


    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 103281G
    Intake July
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    More Information
    Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline including accounting, business, management, sales, marketing and tourism
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    Indicative annual tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $33,000

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $46,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Potential careers

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

  • Degree Structure

    To qualify for the Master of Business Analytics you must complete:

    • core courses to the value of 12 units
    • a research project to the value of 6 units
    • electives to the value of 18 units.

    Example Study Plan

    Core courses

    You must complete all of the following courses:

    Research

    You must complete the following course:

    Elective courses

    You must complete courses to the value of 18 units from the following, of which 9 units must be from the starred courses:



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Last updated: Monday, 23 Nov 2020