Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Course summary

In today’s technology driven world, people and organisations are generating, collecting and storing more data than ever before. Organisations across various industries are seeking graduates with skills to utilise and interpret this data to inform business strategies and add value to their business.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to prepare you with the essential skills to undertake real world Business Analytics tasks on big data business problems. The course introduces various tools and techniques that allow you to learn and explore different capabilities of statistical learning for Business Analytics.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you may enrol in a Master of Business Analytics and receive credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Wollongong, Sydney

Course Code

3035

Duration

6 months full-time or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

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Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

A recognised bachelor degree or a tertiary academic qualification with duration of at least 3 years full-time equivalent, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience. Other tertiary qualifications combined with at least 5 years of relevant fulltime professional work experience will be considered.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you may enrol in a Master of Business Analytics and receive credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Sydney, Wollongong

On Campus

$11,520 (2020)

$15,360 (2020)

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

This program is not available to international applicants.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you may enrol in a Master of Business Analytics and receive credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2018 intake

2018 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

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-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

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-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

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-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

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-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

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-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

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-

International students All other students.

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-

All students

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-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2018

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

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-

Median rank to receive an offer

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-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2020 Trimester 1

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 4 – 5 February 2020 (Sydney), 6 - 7 February 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 10 February - 1 May 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

2020 Trimester 2

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 12 - 13 May 2020 (Sydney), 14 – 15 May 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 18 May – 7 August 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 1 May 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

2020 Trimester 3

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 18 – 19 August 2020 (Sydney), 20 – 21 August 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 24 August – 19 November 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 7 August 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:  

CLO Description
1 Synthesise Business Analytics principles and concepts.
2 Generate solutions to problems in organisations.
3 Independently make socially responsible decisions based on analysis of relevant information.
4 Communicate complex disciplinary information for the intended audience and purpose: (a) orally and, (b) in writing.
5 Demonstrate professional interpersonal skills whilst working with others to produce agreed outputs.

Course Structure

To qualify for the award of the degree, the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, candidates are required to complete 24 credit points, comprised of four (4) compulsory subjects.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
MBAS901 Essential Elements for Business Analytics 6
MBAS902 Techniques and Tools for Business Analytics 6
MBAS903 Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environments 6
MBAS904 Business Analytics for Services and Operations 6

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Study Abroad Options 

Students may also have the opportunity to participate in a study abroad tour to complete their elective subject.    

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Accreditation & professional recognition

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics will be awarded with the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) Joint Certification. For more information visit our website.

Why choose this course

We offer three intakes per year, and many subjects are scheduled to fit in with your professional and lifestyle commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.

Over 90% of our graduates are employed within 4 months of graduating and our postgraduate students average starting salary is $108,800 AUD, 4% higher than the nation’s average*.

Choose to study your program from one of our two campuses: the Sydney CBD campus overlooking the stunning Sydney Harbour and its impressive bridge, or our Wollongong Campus set amongst landscaped gardens, minutes away from the Pacific Ocean.

We offer a variety of Scholarships ranging from 10% to 100%, so you are able to invest in your future.

Our courses are continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by employers, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

Our dedicated student support services are built around your individual needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

*QILT 2016-2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey.