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LocationSydney CBD
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.2 years full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face
Start datesTrimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022), Trimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022),
FeesFind information about indicative course and program fees.
English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.5, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 0101396
Program Code40218

Study MBA (Global) and Science (Data Analytics)

Around the world, data analytics is increasingly utilised to inform and drive business decisions at an operational and strategic level in a broad range of industries such as finance, health and medicine, general sciences, cybersecurity, defence and agriculture.

Driven by the changing requirements of businesses and government and the skills gap for employees with both business and data analytics qualifications, the University of Newcastle has introduced the Master of Business Administration (Global) and Master of Science (Data Analytics) combined degree.

This program will provide you with the essential knowledge and professional skills to understand and employ appropriate analytics on big data generated from different business processes, across different types of organisations and industries.

Why study with us?

  • Unique double degree – gain two master’s degrees in two years with intensive, practical education to prepare you for a career in a high growth industry.
  • Opportunity to make strong industry connections – by studying in the heart of Sydney, not only will you have a strong connection to the city, you will also be intrinsically connected to our strong business industry networks. Our highly qualified teaching staff are the direct brokers to this local and national industry, which allows you to make real connections which translate into tangible employment opportunities.
  • Unique international experiences – you will embark on an international study tour that will enable you to develop your cultural competency and provide context to global issues. You will also gain work experience and build employability skills through a blend of theory and active learning with a compulsory data analytics project course.
  • Diverse career opportunities – develop broad knowledge in business and technical skills in the highly sought-after area of data analytics, optimising the breadth of your career opportunities.
  • Learn from industry experts – this program has been developed by business and data analytics experts in consultation with industry, so you’ll be equipped with the latest skills to deliver global workplace challenges.
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What you will study

You’ll develop a global mindset through an in-depth understanding of business globalisation and its complex effect on stakeholders, societies and economies. You’ll also gain the ability to model real-world situations, to think abstractly and to manipulate, analyse and interpret data.

Enhance your interpersonal skills and learn how to effectively communicate information and insights extracted from data and how to conduct business across countries, cultures and contexts supported on data-driven decision making strategies. With integrated industry engagement throughout the course, you will be provided with important business networking opportunities that expose you to experiences while you study, which could lead to remarkable workplace prospects on graduation.

Your core studies will focus on the following areas:

  • Globalisation and Business
  • Global Financial Management
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Analytics for Business Intelligence

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

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Career

Career opportunities

Through a combined degree in the Master of Business Administration (Global) and Master of Science (Data Analytics) you will gain a diverse skillset in high global demand allowing you to work across borders, oceans, industries and boardrooms around the world. Where you take this qualification is up to you. Potential career paths include:

  • Global management consultant
  • Multinational marketing manager
  • International trade policy advisor
  • Global supply chain manager
  • Data manager
  • Data analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data and insights expert

Practical experience

Utilising an active learning approach, content will emphasise linking concepts and theories learnt in the classroom to real-world examples in different contexts, industries and countries. The Master of Business Administration (Global) and Master of Science (Data Analytics) will build your practical skill base and knowledge in leadership, data analytics, communication and problem-solving.

How to apply

Applying for Master of Business Administration (Global) / Master of Science (Data Analytics)

I am a prospective
student, looking to study at
Sydney CBD

Before you get started

To ensure that the process goes smoothly for you, you should complete the following steps before applying:

  1. Review the program that you wish to apply for. Note the admission criteria, admission instructions, requirements & structure and any additional information listed.
  2. Review the program fees and costs.
  3. Check whether your postgraduate program has a Semester or a Trimester closing date. Please view the application closing date.
  4. If you are from a non-English-speaking background, you need to satisfy the University's English language requirements and ensure that you can provide evidence of your English proficiency if required.

You will be considered for entry based on criteria such as your undergraduate studies and/or equivalent prior learning and/or relevant work experience.

Postgraduate application process

Other things to consider

Make sure you double check the special entry requirements, assumed knowledge or recommended studies for the degree:

Entry into the Master of Business Administration (Global)/Master of Science (Data Analytics) will be available to applicants who have:

  • An undergraduate degree (AQF level 7 equivalent), or higher, in a cognate field of study, including data science/analytics, statistics, computer science, engineering, mathematics, information technology, finance, econometrics, or physics.
  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree (AQF level 7 equivalent), or higher, in other areas with significant quantitative components, including accounting, business, or commerce will be assessed for entry on a case by case basis. 

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

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