MASTER OF BUSINESS
ANALYTICS

This course is for students who have an objective to become genuine specialists in their profession and are therefore seeking a level of study that will deepen their expertise and enhance their professionalism. As a result, the diversity of their skillset is expanded significantly, the outcome of which is a well-rounded business analyst highly regarded by employers across any industry.

COURSE CRICOS CODE 0100427.

AQF LEVEL 9

MASTER OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS

This course is for students who have an objective to become genuine specialists in their profession and are therefore seeking a level of study that will deepen their expertise and enhance their professionalism. As a result, the diversity of their skillset is expanded significantly, the outcome of which is a well-rounded business analyst highly regarded by employers across any industry.

ADELAIDE | BRISBANE | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | ONLINE

COURSE CRICOS CODE 0100427.

AQF LEVEL 9

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INTAKE DATES

Enrol in March, July or November.

Commences T1 2020

MODE

On campus, full-time or part-time. Online and part-time modes are available to Domestic students. Conditions apply for International students.

DURATION

1 year, 8 months/ 5 trimesters (full-time)

2 years, 8 months/ 8 trimesters (part-time)

MASTER OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course structure is based on a trimester model with the duration of each trimester set at 12 weeks. 

TYPICAL DURATION

Standard study option:

1 year, 8 months/ 5 trimesters (full-time)

2 years, 8 months/ 8 trimesters (part-time)

Accelerated study option:

An accelerated study option is available depending on subject offerings.

Structure: 

  • 9 core subjects (4 credit points each) + 12 credit points worth of elective subjects

The Master of Business Analytics degree requires you to accrue a total of 48 credit points.

  • Core subjects
  • Electives

COURSE CREDIT

You may be eligible for exemptions for academic studies you have previously completed. If your application is approved, this will reduce your overall workload. However, there may be visa-related consequences associated with a shorter course duration.

Download the RPL application form

TUITION FEES

StudentSubject FeeCourse Tuition
Domestic$2,450$29,400
International$2,600$31,200

For information about additional fees choose whether you are a Domestic Student or an International Student.

Minimum age for entrance is 18.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) OR
  • An Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.

You can find further information about entry to KBS, including information for mature age students, on our Domestic Entry Requirements page. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Academic Requirements

Students must reach the admissions standards set by Academic Board, outlined below.

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent); OR
  • Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience

Overseas qualifications will be assessed for equivalence in Australia at the time of application using the Country Education Profiles (CEP) online tool.

You can find further information about your country’s requirements on our International Entry Requirements page.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose secondary school education, undergraduate or postgraduate qualification was not completed in English or whose work in the industry was not carried out in English must demonstrate levels of English proficiency as described below. An English test score with minimum requirements as follows:

  • Academic IELTS Overall 6.0, with not less than 6.0 for Speaking and Writing and 5.5 for Listening and Reading; OR
  • KITE score greater than 426 Overall for listening, reading and grammar, and B2 for speaking and writing; OR
  • PTE Academic Score of 50; OR
  • TOEFL iBT Score of 60; OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced from Cambridge ESOL (CAE) Score of 169.

Note: Proof of English entry requirements must be completed no more than two years before commencement of the course at KBS.

Students who do not meet one of the above criteria but who reach a level of English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (and qualify for entry with respect to their academic criteria) will be offered a pathway course which includes English for Academic Purposes course prior to commencing their course. At the conclusion of English for Academic Purposes course applicants are expected to demonstrate the required English proficiency for direct admission.

Applicants who have successfully completed at least two university units at Postgraduate level or above in Australia within two years prior to the commencement of the course at KBS do not have to prove proficiency in English provided the units were taught and examined in English.

For English entry requirements please visit the International Entry Requirements page. 

Need English? You could be eligible for a packaged offer with Kaplan International English. Contact us to find out more.

SPECIAL AND/OR ALTERNATIVE ENTRY:

MATURE AGE STUDENTS

If you are aged 21 years or over, you may be eligible to apply for mature age
entry. School results, TAFE or VET qualifications, work experience and other
informal study may be accepted in support of your application.

WHAT WILL YOU BE?

Potential career outcomes include;

– Business analyst
– Social media specialist
– Reporting analyst
– Business consultant

PATHWAYS TO FURTHER LEARNING

Exit pathways:

Students who have completed the minimum number of associated credit points may exit early with the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics or the Graduate Diploma of Business Analytics.

Pathways to further studies:

The course is designed so that students are eligible for substantial credits into recognised postgraduate courses in Australia that specialise in business analytics or that have space for unspecified electives.

9 core subjects + 12 credit points worth of elective subjects

The Master of Business Analytics degree requires you to accrue a total of 48 credit points.

SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

CORE SUBJECTS

DATA4000 – Introduction to Business Analytics
DATA4100 – Data Visualisation Software
DATA4200 – Data Acquisition and Management
DATA4300 – Data Security and Ethics
DATA4400 – Data-driven Decision Making and Forecasting
DATA4500 – Social Media Analytics
DATA6000 – Capstone: Industry Case Study
FINM4100 – Analytics in Accounting, Finance and Economics
STAM4000 – Quantitative Methods

 


Elective subjects

12 credit points to be accrued through: 

– 2 MBA subjects (6 credit points each) or; 

– 3 Business Analytics subjects (4 credit points each)

Click here to view the list of MBA subjects available.

Please note: MBA504, MBA507, MBA600, and MBA633 cannot be chosen as elective subjects for this course.

Course CRICOS code 0100427.

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