The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Trimester 2 - 20 May 2019
Mode of delivery



1 years part-time up to 3 years maximum.

UON program code: 40155

Study Data Analytics

Are you looking to increase your career prospects by building on your analytical skills and capabilities? Would you like to gain specialised data analytics skills to improve decision-making and your ability to communicate results?

A Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle will equip you with the essential professional skills and knowledge to understand and engage with data from diverse industry and business settings.

In this program, you will focus on predictive data analysis, data processing and visualisation, developing analytical techniques used in business, and reporting and decision-making.

Why study with us?

  • Keep up with a fast-paced industry - 75% of the fastest growing occupations require Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills
  • Learn from some of the best in the field – our data analytics experts are specialists in fields such as science, mathematics, statistics, engineering and information technology. These experts will challenge you and help you build on your skills so you can take on more senior roles in the data science industry.
  • Expand your career opportunities – apply the practical skills and knowledge that you gain during your studies to specialise to your current workplace, or up-skill to progress in your career path.

What you will study

A Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics from the University of Newcastle will provide you with the specialised skills to extract and communicate information from data. If you’re already employed in a business-related field or an industry that would benefit from specialised data analytics, then this program will equip you with practical skills and give you confidence to analyse and interpret data to improve decision making and the communication of results.

You’ll focus on the following areas:

  • Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Data Analytics for Business Intelligence
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Professional Practices in IT

Career opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics is designed to appeal to business professionals looking for exposure to data analytics and how this is executed in the business world.

Leading-edge companies in every industry are recognising the importance of data analytics and how this can influence decision-making and business strategy. Study a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle and expand your career options, for example:

  • business analyst
  • business intelligence specialist
  • data analyst
  • data and insights expert
  • researcher