The University of Newcastle, Australia
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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Start dates
  • First intake in 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face


3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • First intake in 2021
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 40263
CRICOS code: 102641G

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 has never been greater, with many organisations relying on the expertise of business analysists 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.

This new program is set to launch in Semester 1, 2021 from our Newcastle City Campus. It is undergoing final university approval and is subject to change.

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 program 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 a 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 programs 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

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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

Career opportunities

Business analytics has emerged in recent years as a powerful and useful capability for organisations in competitive markets. With career opportunities for business analytics graduates are predicted to increase by more than 20% over the next five years. With a Bachelor of Business Analytics, you could pursue a career as a:

  • General and operations manager
  • Business analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing specialist

Practical experience

Practical experience

Through work-integrated learning opportunities and guest lectures from leading industry professionals you'll gain valuable real-world experiences.

Professional recognition

Professional recognition

The Newcastle Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than five percent of the world's business programs.