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Postgraduate Certificate of Data Analytics

12 months
19225 AUD/year
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If you’re interested in enhancing your career possibilities by gaining specialised data analytical skills, the Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle will equip you with the professional knowledge to understand and engage with data from diverse industry and business settings.


You’ll focus on predictive data analysis, data processing and visualisation, developing analytical techniques used in business and decision-making.

Fundamental to a career in data analytics is an understanding of the legal frameworks that underpin the use of data in professional practice. This Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle will equip you with a detailed understanding of particular legislation around privacy, security, intellectual property, and social responsibility.

You’ll also explore methods for developing analytical techniques used in business. Through visual explorations and formal analytical testing and modelling, you’ll learn how to prepare real-world projects, define objectives and communicate data effectively to influence business decision-making and success.

Data analysts are highly sought after, working with senior management teams to discover ways to turn data insights into strategic goals, increase productivity and add value to businesses.

Career opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics is designed to appeal to business professionals looking to gain detailed understanding of data analytics and how this can be used in the business world.

Leading-edge companies in every industry are recognising the importance of data analytics and how this can influence decision-making and business strategy. Study a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle and expand your career options to take on roles like:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Data and Insights Expert
  • Researcher
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Big Data Specialist
  • Organisational Development Specialist

Programme Structure

A Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics from the University of Newcastle will provide you with the specialised skills to extract and communicate information from data. If you’re already employed in a business-related field or an industry that would benefit from specialised data analytics, then this program will equip you with practical skills and give you confidence to analyse and interpret data to improve decision making and the communication of results.

You’ll focus on the following areas:

  • Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Data Analytics for Business Intelligence
  • Professional Practices in IT

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the program will be available for applicants who have

  • An AQF level 7 Bachelor degree or higher tertiary qualification OR
  • An AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in a cognate area plus a minimum of one year relevant experience, OR
  • An AQF Level 5 Diploma in a cognate area plus a minimum of two years relevant experience, OR
  • At least 5 years relevant professional experience

To be considered for admission based wholly or partly on professional experience, applicants must be able to demonstrate that their professional experience involves accessing/analysing/interpreting data.

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Tuition Fee

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    19225 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19225 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National students are Commonwealth Supported.


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