Master of Business Analytics

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline including accounting, business, economics, information technology, management, sales, marketing and tourism.

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

Course Details

Drive businesses’ key strategic decision-making

There was a time when a little experience and a lot of passion could win financiers’ confidence and get a business idea up and running. But those days are gone; the comprehensive analysis of vast swathes of data now informs all major commercial activity the world over.

Our new Master of Business Analytics puts that power in your hands.

Looking to fast-track your studies? If you have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, business, economics, information technology, management, sales, marketing and tourism you could complete your studies in as little as 1.5 years.

What will you do?

This degree is designed to complement and extend the knowledge and skills gained from any of a wide range of business-related bachelor programs. It will equip you with:

significantly enhanced strategic thinking, problem-solving and decision-making ability

the capacity to formulate, evaluate and effectively communicate evidence-based solutions to contemporary commercial challenges using quantitative analysis

advanced abilities in the use of business analytics to inform and support commercial strategies, both domestic and international

high-level knowledge of using business analytics to highlight innovation opportunities and entrepreneurial options

deep insight into the ethical, sustainability and governance considerations of data management and analysis, and intellectual property rights.

You will also gain:

confidence handling big data

the ability to code using popular analytics platforms

high-level research skills through the conduct of a major research project.

Where could a Master of Business Analytics take you?

You’ll graduate ready to play a leading role in enterprises’ strategic growth and innovation in your chosen sector, anywhere in the world. You could help achieve organisational objectives in new product development, marketing, customer acquisition, community engagement, or all of these. Perhaps you’ll help organisations or governments stimulate positive social change.


Given this acceleration in demand for data specialists, job opportunities within the business analytics domain can be found across government, business and not-for-profit organisations. There is not a single industry, from entertainment, to mining, to consumer products, where business analytics does not provide a competitive advantage for companies.

Some example job titles include:

Business planning executive

Consumer analyst

Data insights analyst

Data scientist

Data visualisation analyst

Financial analyst

Potential careers

Marketer / Marketing Manager, Business Management, Business Manager, Data scientist

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Level of Study: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Duration: 2 years

CRICOS Course Code: 103281G

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$49,900.00

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