2020 Postgraduate Courses

Master of Business Analytics

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Business Analytics



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1.33 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business and Law

Intake Session(s):

Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3

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Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Sydney, Wollongong


The Master of Business Analytics is designed to prepare graduates with business analytics skills and develop strategies for dealing with massive business data which is increasingly common in business organisations today. Graduates will develop skills and knowledge in business analytics, understanding and applying technologies and tools required to perform descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics. In this course, graduates will gain the skills and knowledge in order to become leaders in this environment.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

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 Critically evaluate and synthesise theory and practice in the field of Business Analytics.
2 Apply innovative solutions to business analytics problems.
3 Communicate complex disciplinary information effectively in both written and oral formats.
4 Conduct a professionally focused research project.
5 Collaboratively analyse ethical responsibility and sustainability issues in business analytics.
6 Critically reflect on personal ideas, practices and feedback from stakeholders.

Course Structure

Students must complete a total of 12 subjects, 72 credit points comprising 10 specified subjects as listed in the program structure along with 2 X 900 level elective subjects (12 cps). The foundation subjects should be completed within the first two sessions of study; MBAS905 Advanced Business Analytics is recommended to complete within the final two sessions of study and; the capstone subject, MBAS906 Business Analytics Research Capstone should be completed within the final session of study. Students select two 900 level elective subjects (totalling 12 cps) from a range of business subjects offered by the Faculty of Business and Law (excludes MBA, EMBA and some specialised 900 level subjects).

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
Foundation - 24 credit points
ACCY801 Accounting and Financial Management 6
MARK804 Principles of Marketing Management 6
MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management 6
OPS 802 Operations Management 6
Core - 30 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
MBAS905 Advanced Business Analytics 6
Capstone - 6 credit points
MBAS906 Business Analytics Research Capstone 6
Elective - 12 credit points
Students select two 900 level elective subjects (totalling 12 cps) from a range of subjects offered by the Faculty of Business (excludes MBA, EMBA and some specialised 900 level subjects).


  • Please click the subject codes in the above table for information on sessions of offer for each subject at different locations. For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.

Accreditation and Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Analytics, students will be awarded with the SAS Joint Certificate and the Advanced SAS Joint Certificate.

Other Information


Last reviewed: 22 July, 2020