Bachelor of Business Analytics

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year - enquire today!

  • Awarded by:

    Deakin University

  • Location


  • Career Outcomes:

    Analyst | Data Analyst | Business Systems Analyst | Database Analyst | Strategist | View All

Course Rundown

You like working with technology and want a job that helps solve problems. Take your first career step with this Bachelor of Business Analytics course from Deakin University. 

Designed for people seeking to start a career working with data, information and technology, this qualification provides the foundation knowledge, skills and experience required to thrive in this exciting and dynamic profession. Business analytics – the use of technology to analyse, present and support decision-making from ‘big data’ – is a crucial and growing field for contemporary business problem-solving and strategic planning.

This qualification will give you the skills to analyse data and information systems, identify problems and plan solutions, and use innovative approaches in business analysis. With a particular emphasis on constructive problem-solving, this qualification will help you critically evaluate business needs and apply analytics software and approaches to solving complex, real-world problems.

If you like technology, have a good head for numbers and want to help solve problems and made decisions, a career in business analytics is for you. It starts with this degree.


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

  • Hold a senior secondary certificate of education with pre-requisite units 3 and 4, a study score of at least 25 in English as an additional language (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL, and meet the published Australian Tertiary Entrance Rank for the year of admission; OR
  • Hold a Certificate IV in a related discipline; OR
  • Hold a diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a diploma in a related discipline; OR
  • Have successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units; OR
  • Demonstrate other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience.

English language proficiently requirements also apply.

What You’ll Learn

In this business analytics course, the subjects you may study include:

Core subjects:

  • Academic introduction for the Bachelor of Business Analytics
  • Academic integrity
  • Business analytics
  • Data science concepts
  • Business requirements analysis
  • Managing data and information
  • Information security, governance and the Cloud
  • Professional ethics in the digital age
  • Business intelligence and data warehousing
  • Predictive analytics
  • Decision analytics
  • Social media analytics and data driven innovation
  • Strategic supply chain management
  • Marketing analytics
  • Project management
  • Applied business project
  • Artificial intelligence for business

Plus one of the following:

  • Community-based volunteering
  • Team projects
  • Work-based learning
  • Team internship
  • Business internship

Why study with Deakin University?

Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.

The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Student Support

As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!

They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.

Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Business Analytics from Deakin University.

This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of analytics roles, both within Australia and overseas. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as an analyst, data scientist, strategic planner or project manager for business across a broad range of industries, including banking and finance, education, mining, building and construction, arts and media, or in international relations, trading or development. 

With real-world work experience opportunities available, this course helps you build sought-after practical experience for your exciting new career.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The estimated fee for this course is $9,587 for one-year, full-time.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.

Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you! 

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

This course can be paid for through the HECS-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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.