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Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Overview

Develop your business analytics skills by learning how to translate data to make informed, ethical decisions and solve global problems.

Continuing business disruption has created an unprecedented demand industry for data analysis capabilities. Designed for business professionals of the future, this innovative program encourages a new take on data. You’ll gain a unique ability to speak the language of different organisational functions to bridge gaps and transform direction through data. 

Drawing on business, data science and philosophy insights, you’ll gain a hybrid, holistic understanding of business analytics and their application. With a key focus on responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI), ethics and strategy, you’ll learn how to interpret analytics for social, cultural and environmental business opportunities. 

Featuring small class sizes, this fully online program embraces opportunities for collaboration. Join a diverse virtual community, draw on industry case studies and enjoy tailored professional development opportunities. You’ll study a foundational course on statistics then have the flexibility to specialise in a particular area of interest.
 

Location
External
Duration
1 Year part-time (only available as part-time study)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (24 Jan, 2022), Semester 2 (30 May, 2022)
Program Code
5726
AQF
Level 8
Location
External
Fees
A$19296 (2021 indicative per year)
Duration
1 Year part-time (only available as part-time study)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (24 Jan, 2022), Semester 2 (30 May, 2022)
Semester dates for 2023 are yet to be confirmed
Program Code
5726
CRICOS Code
AQF
Level 8

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Embrace the flexibility of a 100% online program that allows you to study around other commitments, regardless of where you live.
  • Gain a unique perspective on data bridging leadership, strategy and business analytics to understand and communicate data insights across different organisational functions.
  • Develop in-demand business analytics skills to revolutionise the way we work, live and communicate in a digital economy.
  • Learn from real case study datasets informed by industry to solve problems and discover opportunities.

1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for business and management studies

QS World University Rankings 2021

How you'll learn

Due to the way they are taught, certain programs and plans are not offered online in Semester 1, 2022.

See the list of programs you can't commence online.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Online study

What you'll study

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Data analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Marketing data analytics manager

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • to have completed post-secondary studies, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • to have completed the edX Business Leadership MicroMasters® credential with 65% in the Business Leadership Capstone Assessment, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and/or work experience will be individually assessed.

Prerequisites

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • to have completed post-secondary studies, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • to have completed the edX Business Leadership MicroMasters® credential with 65% in the Business Leadership Capstone Assessment, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and/or work experience will be individually assessed.

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English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Student visas

This program does not meet the eligibility requirements for an Australian Student visa (subclass 500).

To study this program in Australia you will need a temporary visa or residency status with study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia.

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Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $19,296

Indicative annual fee 2022

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics for one semester in 2022. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (8 units per semester).

The fee for part-time study is proportionately lower. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

AUD $18,880

Indicative annual fee 2021

Fee information for 2022 is not yet available. Fee information displayed is for 2021.

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics for one semester in 2022. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (8 units per semester).

Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program. The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

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FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

All international applications should be submitted to UQ. The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is 5726

International students who want to study this program will not be eligible for a Student Visa (subclass 500). 

To study this program in Australia, you will need an Australian visa or residency status with sufficient study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia. 

Contact us with any questions 

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in January - 20 December of the previous year.
  • To commence study in May/June - 30 April of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in August - 15 July of the year of commencement.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in January - 20 December of the previous year.
  • To commence study in May/June - 30 April of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in August - 15 July of the year of commencement.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit

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