• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Melbourne Business School Master of Business Analytics gives you the skills and knowledge to become stand-out data scientists - expert in not just maths and information systems but able to approach analytics with the strategic perspective of the business mind.


In today’s world, with its ever-increasing volume of data, businesses that can make sense of the flow of information have a competitive edge, making graduates with the computational, analytical and business skills to provide that edge highly sought after by employers in Australia and globally.

This advanced, one-year, full-time Melbourne Business School Master of Business Analytics focuses on quantitative methods and the role of data in decision-making. You will learn how data can drive decision-making through statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and predictive modelling and fact-based management.

We bring together experts from computer science, statistics, mathematics and business management to provide an integrated program. You will learn to use as SAS, R, Python, Tableau and other tools. After completing the program, you will receive a Certificate in Business Analytics from SAS in recognition of your skill in using its world-leading analytics software.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Introduction to Business Problems
  • Foundations of Business Analytics
  • Advanced Business Analytics
  • Industry Practicum
  • Business Analytics Applications
  • The Personal Effectiveness Program

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Late applications may be accepted, however students are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid visa delays.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Your undergraduate degree should be from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 65 per cent.
  • Demonstrated academic success in quantitative subjects and a natural talent and passion for working with data.
  • Ideally, you will have completed a sequence of two or three undergraduate or graduate statistics courses that include probability theory and regression analysis, although demonstrated mathematical preparation and quantitative aptitude may be considered sufficient in some cases.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in an interview.
  • CRICOS Code: 084058J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54996 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54996 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


A number of scholarships for the Master of Business Analytics program are offered towards the end of the year prior to commencement. All applications received by the closing dates are considered so there is no separate application process required.

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