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Study Business Analytics
In recent years, interest and industry demand for business analytics specialists has increased significantly. The quality, quantity and diversity of data available have never been greater, with many organisations relying on the expertise of business analysts to inform decision making and strategic direction. As a result, career opportunities in this area have boomed.
The University of Newcastle’s Bachelor of Business Analytics focuses on emergent issues in business. You’ll develop the skills needed to implement and oversee data-driven business decisions and will offer you a competitive advantage in a rapidly evolving employment market.
Why study with us?
Designed with industry - you’ll gain a contemporary qualification with skills in high demand to prepare you for the future workforce.
Hands-on programme with real-world experience - with industry placements, overseas study opportunities, projects and visits. Newcastle Business School works with industry to create work-ready graduates that possess the skills and business acumen employers’ desire.
High demand for Business Analysts – over 20% projected job growth for business analysts by 2024 (1). Business Analysts can expect lucrative earnings with the most common salary being $110,000 a year (1).
Make global connections - take part in international immersions, placements, student exchange and leadership programmes in countries all over the world.
Study in state-of-the-art facilities - NUspace, located in Newcastle’s CBD, provides the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.
(1) The Australian Government Labour Market Insights Portal
What you will study
When you study a Bachelor of Business Analytics, you’ll explore the key concepts, benefits, and challenges of big data analytics and data visualisation. You’ll apply statistical and machine learning-based predictive models in analytics to various business contexts and learn how to effectively communicate business data to stakeholders.
Core areas of focus include:
Collecting, managing business data
Effectively communicating using visualisation of business data
Forming inferences and predictions from business data
Making optimal and robust decisions from business data
The Newcastle Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than five per cent of the world's business programmes.