Business Analytics

Combine knowledge in statistics and programming with practical applications to inform real-world business and economic decisions.
80
ATAR
3
Years Full Time

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Careers and further study

This course opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.

Career Pathways

There exists strong employer demand across both the public and private sectors for Business Analytics training. This major is will give you the confidence to apply data analytics across a range of business functions, including marketing, finance and economics. Extend your knowledge and undertake a second major in a related discipline such as finance, economics, or data science. The combination of technical knowledge and practical applications has the potential to substantially increase your employability upon graduation. Graduates may enter into professions such as Data Analyst, Economist or Marketing Analyst.
There exists strong employer demand across both the public and private sectors for Business Analytics training. This major is will give you the confidence to apply data analytics across a range of business functions, including marketing, finance and economics. Extend your knowledge and undertake a second major in a related discipline such as finance, economics, or data science. The combination of technical knowledge and practical applications has the potential to substantially increase your employability upon graduation. Graduates may enter into professions such as Data Analyst, Economist or Marketing Analyst.

Further Study

Following successful completion of this major, students may be interested in enrolling in a postgraduate Master of Business Analytics or Master of Data Science to further their skill set. 
Following successful completion of this major, students may be interested in enrolling in a postgraduate Master of Business Analytics or Master of Data Science to further their skill set. 

Fees and scholarships

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Fees

Tuition fees for 2023 will be set later this year. Visit our website for most up to date course information. 

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Fees

Tuition fees for 2023 will be set later this year. Visit our website for most up to date course information. 

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

For applicants with recent secondary education, information on admission criteria is available on our entry standards page.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

This major will develop your fundamental statistical and programming skills in data analytics, which you will apply to a range of commercial and economic contexts. You will also gain the written and oral communication skills necessary to present this analysis to a range of business stakeholders. 

About the course

There has been an explosion in ‘big data’ over the past 20 years. In the commercial field, businesses now have access to a huge variety of data, from consumer-related information, through to supply chain and logistics data.
Business Analytics

Quick details

Status
  • Available in 2023
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approx. 12 hours per week.
Course Code
  • MJD-BUSAN
CRICOS code
  • 003006C
  • 068916E
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BCom);4 years (BPhil [Hons])
Business Analytics
Status
  • Available in 2023
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approx. 12 hours per week.
Course Code
  • MJD-BUSAN
CRICOS code
  • 003006C
  • 068916E
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BCom);4 years (BPhil [Hons])
TISC Codes
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Work Integrated Learning

This major offers a capstone learning experience in your final year where you'll undertake either (i) an internship with a commercial or public organisation, or (ii) a semester-long project where you'll prepare a major report on a business or economics-related issue. 

Course structure

Our undergraduate degrees offer you a broad range of options allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals and personal interests.

Popular major combinations: 

Why study this course?

  • You'll be taught by world-class experts across a range of data-related fields
  • You'll develop technical analytical skills that are in extremely high demand by employers 
  • Through the experiential units, you'll apply your knowledge and skills to real-world situations

You'll learn to

  • develop your computer programming skills (e.g. Python)  
  • develop skills in using data analytic statistical software (e.g. R)
  • evaluate and interpret data and communicate findings to stakeholders

Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first major, for these degrees. It is also offered as a second major in our other bachelor's degrees.