Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

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La Trobe University
  • Awarded by

    La Trobe University

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    6 months

  • Start Date

    There are six student intakes per year, pick the start date that suits you

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Business Manager | Business Systems Analyst | Small Business Analyst | Business Analyst | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    If you are interested in boosting your business career, La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics will provide a compelling pathway to acquire cutting-edge expertise in business, programming, and artificial intelligence. This certification will facilitate your career advancement in this dynamic industry by providing an understanding of the internal workings of businesses and their requirements. By the end of the course, you will be able to understand the unique needs of businesses and learn how to improve their processes, you will know how to process complex data and use it for the advantage of businesses and organisations and you will build your skills with key programming languages.

    The program will give you essential knowledge on how to tackle business issues utilising data-driven solutions. Students will have the privilege to study under the guidance of eminent academics and gain exposure to research conducted at La Trobe's Centre for Data Analytics and Cognition (CDAC). The faculty at CDAC, who are in charge of the delivery of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics program, collaborate with international research groups to contribute towards pioneering research in artificial intelligence and advanced analytics.

    In addition, there will be opportunities to engage with industry luminaries from corporations such as SAS, IBM, Microsoft, PwC, and Coles, whose insights will be shared through guest lectures. Keeping the requirements of working professionals in mind, this 100% online program offers flexibility by allowing remote participation in lectures and tutorials.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from La Trobe University, you may study the following subjects:

    • BUS5PB - Principles of Business Analytics
    • BUS5DWR - Data Wrangling and R
    • BUS5VA - Visual Analytics
    • BUS5AP - Business Applications of Analytics
  • Why La Trobe University?

    For over 50 years, La Trobe University has been transforming people and societies. Ranked in the top 1% of Universities worldwide by 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania. La Trobe has a proud history of world-class teaching and academic research.
    Throughout your studies with La Trobe you’ll see firsthand how to champion local communities, tackle the big issues of our time and work to the highest standards. As you step forward in your career, you’re able to set a new standard of excellence.

    At La Trobe University, online courses are designed to be flexible for the working professional. Taught by experts in their field, our courses will show you how to adapt to new situations, connect with others and take the lead.

    Developed for busy professionals with personal commitments, our online courses help you take your career and leadership abilities to the next level.

    Online courses feature the same course structure and opportunities that our on-campus students experience, so you’re sure to enjoy a quality education and one-on-one support. You’ll have 24/7 technology assistance, so you truly can learn when and where it’s best for you.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from La Trobe University. You'll be ready to step into this exciting industry with the fundamental skills, knowledge and experience you need to drive you career to new levels.

  • Career Outcomes

    Analysts fulfill many different roles within various businesses, depending on their specialisation and the needs of their organisation. Potential roles for trained Analysts include: Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Network or Systems Analyst, Financial Analyst, Project Analyst, Management Analyst, Program Analyst and many more.

  • Let's talk price

    Fees are paid per subject and each subject costs $3,775. The total cost of the course is $15,100.

    Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to assist with your fees. 


    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).


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