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Master of Business Analytics

Overview

Join the next generation of data savvy business professionals skilled in translating data to solve global problems.

Continuing business disruption has created an unprecedented demand 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. You’ll join a diverse virtual community, draw on industry case studies and enjoy tailored professional development opportunities. In your final year of study, you’ll complete a team-based project that addresses real business problems or social issues.

If you have technical background in computing, IT or statistics, our Master of Data Science may be the program for you. While both programs address the function of data analytics, the Master of Data Science provides technical expertise, while the Master of Business Analytics will teach you how and why to make business decisions using data.

Location
External
Duration
2 Years part-time (only available as part-time study)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (24 Jan, 2022), Semester 2 (30 May, 2022)
Program Code
5188
AQF
Level 9
Location
External
Fees
A$38592 (2021 indicative per year)
Duration
2 Years 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
5188
CRICOS Code
AQF
Level 9

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 business and management studies

QS World University Rankings 2021

2 in Australia for business and economics

Times Higher Education 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
  • Marketing data analytics manager
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data governance manager
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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 relevant experience, or
  • the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from UQ (or equivalent).

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

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 relevant experience, or
  • the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from UQ (or equivalent).

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

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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 $38,592

Indicative annual fee 2022

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Business Analytics for the 2022 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

AUD $37,760

Indicative annual fee 2021

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

This indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Master of Business Analytics at 2022 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

The average fee would be less for part-time study. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value and the time you take to complete this program. Fees may be higher in later years as all fees are reviewed annually.

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.

Learn more about financial aid

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Master of 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 Master of Business Analytics is 5188

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.

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