Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

VU course code: BTBI | CRICOS: 092498G, 106417E | Level of study: Postgraduate
0.5 years full time or longer for part time
Hybrid, Online Real Time

Fee type for this course: Full fee

City Campus, Online Real Time, VU Sydney
29 July 2024
21 July 2024
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Find data-driven insights for your business and make agile decisions with the Graduate Certificate of Business Analytics from Victoria University.

Out postgraduate data-analytics course is practical, driven by real-world needs, and business-focused. Through a hands-on approach using open-source environments and cloud technology, you will learn new skills, upgrade your current ones and build a solid foundation for career growth.

In an era where information and data are central to business, our graduate certificate teaches skills you can apply every day to solve business problems, create new opportunities and run the market.

You'll discover the principles of data science, data visualisation, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). You'll benefit from access to open-source environments, R and Python, cloud platforms at AWS and Github, and our global partnership with SAP. Most importantly, you'll learn how to turn these principles and tools into business profit.

The Graduate Certificate of Business Analytics course covers:

  • data wrangling and visualisation
  • predictive analytics and big data
  • artificial intelligence and machine learning for business
  • cloud technology and data mining.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

For PhD applicants, we offer a related ‘Integrated PhD’ which allows you to establish relevant skills before beginning your research.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the award of Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, students will be required to complete 48 credit points consisting of:

  • 48 credit points of core units

Fees & scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us, and you’re paying full fees for this course, you may be eligible for a 10% discount.

Find out how



We live in an era where information and data are central to business.

Our course prepares you for the following roles:

  • analytics
  • business intelligence
  • business analysis
  • information prediction
  • financial, logistics, HR, and supply-chain analysis.

Visit Jobs and Skills Australia (government website) to find average salaries for ICT business and system analysts in Australia.

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