University of Technology Sydney

C07138v2 Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (GradDipBusAnalyt)
CRICOS code: 0100399
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Notes

This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. check with the UTS Student Centre.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Exit award
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics is an exit-only qualification for the Master of Business Analytics (C04380) or (C04379), a unique transdisciplinary program of study in business analytics. With subjects drawn from the UTS Business School and the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, students are provided a course structure which fits their background and experience. The course is delivered in blended mode, combining contemporary online and face-to-face learning experiences in UTS’s leading-edge facilities.

The course is suitable for students from both business and IT backgrounds who seek to upskill and develop the skills required to meet the growth in emerging careers in business analytics.

Course aims

A unique feature of the Business Analytics program is the inclusion of studios, where students apply the technical skills they develop on to real-world projects. Students in the Master of Business Analytics (Extension) have the option of completing two specialisations across a wide choice of streams including Business Services Analytics, Data Analytics, Financial Analytics, Marketing, Software Development and Interaction Design stream.

Career options

Career options are incredibly varied as virtually every company in every industry now collects huge amounts of data that needs to be interpreted and analysed to inform decision-making. Graduates from this program are able to provide valuable insights on matters such as fraud detection, logistics optimisation, customer acquisition and retention, and demand forecasting.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Research and evaluate the assumptions implicit in data and apply analytical techniques to facilitate business decision making
1.2 Create business solutions utilising data for a range of business stakeholders
2.1 Convey information and decisions clearly in written, verbal and visual form to business stakeholders
2.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively towards agreed outcomes
3.1 Evaluate and apply professional ethical standards, the principles of sustainability, social responsibility, and Indigenous values as business analysts
4.1 Apply data analysis techniques to business information to help guide effective decision-making in local and international contexts

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course totals 48 credit points and consists of a combination of core, including foundation stream, and elective subjects.

Course completion requirements

26776 Foundations of Business Analytics 3cp
23708 Studio 1: Foundation 6cp
24754 Studio 2: Specialisation 6cp
STM91343 Programming Languages stream (Business Analytics) 9cp
CBK91802 Foundation option (Business Analytics) 12cp
CBK91805 Electives (Business Analytics) 12cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Exit award

This in an exit-only course for students enrolled in the Master of Business Analytics (C04380), or the Master of Business Analytics (Extension) (C04379). There is no direct entry in this course.

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)