Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

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.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    6 months
  • Start date:
    There are six student intakes per year, pick the start date that suits you
  • Awarded by:
    La Trobe University
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Business Manager | Business Systems Analyst | Small Business Analyst | Business Analyst | Service Support Analyst | View All

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Course Rundown

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.

Eligibility

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

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

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

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 It Lead Me?

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.

Curious about where a career in analytics could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

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. 

FEE-HELPYou 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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