Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Enhance your analytical skills in one of the fastest growing fields around the globe. Analysis of ‘Big Data’ is the future. Be a part of it.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Graduates may find employment from any profit or non-profit organisation who wishes to use data to enhance decision-making or any large organisation now employing data, business or market analysts. There is also a high demand for recent business or commerce graduates who have specialised in management or accounting who have additional capabilities in information and logistics management.

Graduates may find employment from any profit or non-profit organisation who wishes to use data to enhance decision-making or any large organisation now employing data, business or market analysts. There is also a high demand for recent business or commerce graduates who have specialised in management or accounting who have additional capabilities in information and logistics management.

Further Study

Subject to satisfactory progress, students will be able to articulate into the full Master of Business Analytics course or the Master of Commerce. Students may also be interested in the Master of Data Science.
Subject to satisfactory progress, students will be able to articulate into the full Master of Business Analytics course or the Master of Commerce. Students may also be interested in the Master of Data Science.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2019
$15,750.00

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

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree in Commerce or an equivalent qualification, which includes the completion of a statistics unit as recognised by UWA; and either:
(a) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;
or
(b) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 5501; or
(c) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
1 GMAT is valid for 5 years.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

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.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics enables students to develop analytical and technical skills and apply these skills to business contexts. This course enables graduates to draw insights from data to make better business decisions. 

About The Course

Graduates of the course apply their knowledge in analysing, modelling and evaluating business and organisational data; and evaluating appropriate software and techniques to apply to a range of business data problems.
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours contact time and 9 hours of individual study time)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42270
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours contact time and 9 hours of individual study time)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42270
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year part-time

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

INDUSTRY

Why study business or data analytics

“The volume of information available to organisations is growing exponentially and, in parallel, so is demand for professionals skilled in data systems and analytics. But with the supply of data professionals lagging, those with verifiable skills and reliable credentials are commanding exceptional salaries.” – The Australian, 2019

Earn more

Average annual salary for data scientists – AU$111,846 (Indeed, 2019)
Average annual salary for business analyst – AU$81,401 (PayScale, 2019) 

 
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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