Why study the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics with UTS Online

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What you will study

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics runs over four study periods (eight months) and each of the four study periods contains subjects that total six credit points. Some study periods are made up of a combination of two, three credit point subjects, while others are one subject worth six credit points. 

There are two pathways (business or IT stream) at the start of this course. Your previous experience and qualifications will determine which one is best for you. On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you will then have the opportunity to take on further studies and enrol in the Masters program. Read more about each below: 

A pathway to a Master of Business Analytics

UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is made up of four study periods in total. At the successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to enrol into the Master of Business Analytics.

Graduate Certificate (business stream)

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics (business stream) is designed for those who have a background in IT, engineering, information science or analytics and want to build business acumen. 

  • Accounting Practices & Tools (3CP) + Sustainable Enterprise in Dynamic Systems (3CP) 
  • Delivering Customer Value (3CP) + Applied Financial Management (3CP) 
  • Foundations of Business Analytics (3CP) + Data Processing Using SAS (3CP) 
  • Data Ethics and Regulation (6CP)
 
  • Graduate
    Certificate
  • Masters
Graduate Certificate (IT stream):

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics (IT stream) is designed for those who have a background in business, marketing, HR, accounting or finance and want to develop technical knowledge. 

  • Enabling Enterprise Information Systems (6CP)
  • Database (6CP)
  • Foundations of Business Analytics (3CP) + Data Processing Using SAS (3CP) 
  • Data Ethics and Regulation (6CP)

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.

  • MAY
    2020
  • JUL
    2020
  • OCT
    2020
  • JAN
    2021
  • MAR
    2021

Next study period is September

Course information

Master of Business Analytics
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Business Analytics

The UTS Online Master of Business Analytics is tailored to professionals who want to diversify their career options and have the agility, confidence and competence to influence organisational decisions through data. 

English Language Requirement

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, Internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184. 

 

Entry Requirements

Graduate Certificate: 

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. 

Minimum academic requirement: The bachelor's degree should be in a related field, within the business or information technology disciplines. 

All applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of: 

  • A minimum of at least four years full-time, or equivalent, relevant work experience. 

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service, confirming the dates of employment and the position held within the organisation.  

Masters: 

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. 

Minimum academic requirement: The bachelor's degree should be in a related field within the business or information technology disciplines. 

Note: Students that do not meet the entry requirements for the masters may use the successful completion of the graduate certificate as a pathway, provided they meet the specific entry requirements detailed below.  

Unsure about your situation?

One of our Student Enrolment Advisors can assist you with more information, including alternative pathways.

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Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

FEE-HELP

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

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Masters
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics.