Business

Master of Business Analytics

CRICOS 110668G
Business Analytics | Torrens University

What is a Master of Business Analytics?

The Master of Business Analytics develops the body of knowledge and skills required to succeed in a data-centric world. This innovative, multi-disciplinary course is designed to meet the global demand for professionals with business acumen and competencies in converting data into valuable insights and solutions. Gaining theoretical and practical knowledge of the analytical lifecycle will help you diversify your career path as a business analyst or build new skills delivering data-driven business and social solutions.
Fundamental knowledge and skills in key analytical areas such as artificial intelligence, data, optimisation, and visualisation and storytelling will be developed. Contemporary technologies and communication techniques will also be examined to build your data and analytical capabilities along with your ability to converse with expert and non-expert stakeholders. Ultimately, you will learn how to elicit business requirements and recommend analytical solutions that seamlessly embed within business flows. The unique course design also provides the ability to link into other study opportunities for further career development including a Master of Business Administration or Master of Business Information Systems.

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Learning outcomes

  • Implement optimised solutions to contemporary business challenges with evaluation of published literature and business analysis body of knowledge.
  • Recommend strategic solutions using analytics to achieve best business practice within a global context.
  • Apply data concepts and multiple information sources to transform business processes and managerial decisions.
  • Harness digital technologies including Artificial Intelligence to analyse and communicate information relevant to business and social challenges.
  • Transmit relevant and timely stakeholder insights and solutions using business analytics techniques.

IIBA member

Our Business Analytics programs are endorsed and supported by the global professional association International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

ECBA exam preparation

Completing our Business Analytics programs will prepare you to sit the International Institute of Business Analysis' Entry Certificate in Business Analysis exam.

Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
1.5 years full-time, part-time options available
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 9 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Industry engagement
Our extensive network of industry partners lets you learn from business leaders, gain valuable insights and tackle practical problems.

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Future-proofed business
Our industry-integrated model means we have our finger on the pulse of the business world, giving participants access to the most up-to-date industry perspectives and practices.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.
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Career opportunities

Potential career paths

  • Business Analyst
    Average salary: $99,463 - $136,500
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
    Average salary: $99,002 - $150,110
  • Data Analyst
    Average salary: $91,019 - $129,410
  • Financial Analyst
    Average salary: $90,000 - $135,000
  • Project Manager
    Average salary: $105,000 - $161,489
Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
Today’s organisations get their competitive edge from their unique data insights. The graduates who have the business acumen and an ability to convert data into these valuable insights are in demand globally.
Hayden McDonald
Program Director, Business Analytics

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 12 subjects, which includes 8 core subjects and 4 elective subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Electives

Requirements

Complete the 7 core subjects listed below. Additionally, you’re required to select 1 elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Data Modelling and Database Design | MIS602
  • Foundations in Business Analysis | BANASD600

  • Statistics and Applied Analytics STA601
  • Big Data Analytics in Business | BANASD601
  • Visual Analytics and Storytelling | BANASD602 
  • Applied Optimisation in Business | BANASD603 
  • Artificial Intelligence and its responsible use in Business |  BANASD604

Requirements

Complete the 1 core subject listed below. Additionally, you’re required to select 3 electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Engaging with Industry Capstone EMP600 

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose 4 electives:

Elective subjects

  • Management, People and Teams | MGT600
  • Dynamic Leadership | MGT601
  • Business Decision Analytics | MGT602
  • Systems Thinking | MGT603
  • Strategic Management | MGT604
  • Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship | MGT607
  • Managing Information Systems | MGT609
  • Organisational Best Practice | MGT610
  • International Business Strategy | MGT611
  • Corporate Sustainability | MGT613
  • Marketing | MKT600
  • Financial Management | FIN600
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS500
  • Microservices Architecture | MIS603
  • Requirements Engineering | MIS604
  • Systems Analysis and Design | MIS605
  • Cybersecurity | MIS607
  • Agile Project Management | MIS608
  • Principles of Project Management | PROJ6000
  • Project Planning and Budgeting | PROJ6002
  • Project Execution and Control | PROJ6003
  • Contracts and Procurement | PROJ6004
  • Business Process Management and Systems | PROJ6009
  • Integrated Project Management - PROJ6017 / PROJ6001
  • Project, Portfolio and Program Management | PROJ6018
  • Engineering Sustainability | MEM601
  • Engineering Risk Management | MEM602
  • Engineering Strategy | MEM603
  • Cloud Computing Fundamentals | CCF501
  • Human Centred Design | HCD402
  • Intelligence Systems | ISY503
  • Software Development Management | SDM404

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

When you study with Torrens University Australia, you will benefit from our extensive network of industry partners. You’ll learn from industry professionals, gain invaluable insights and build key industry relationships.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet at least one of the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree (AQF 7) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification
OR
Five (5) years of analytics experience or equivalent professional business experience.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree (AQF 7) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification
OR
Five (5) years of analytics experience or equivalent professional business experience.

Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.0.

View full course admission information

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • What if I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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