The University of Newcastle, Australia

Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Trimester 2 - 10 May 2021
  • Trimester 3 - 23 Aug 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face


2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.


Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Trimester 2 - 10 May 2021
  • Trimester 3 - 23 Aug 2021

AUD34,265 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees


2 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Program code: 40218
CRICOS code: 0101396

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

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

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.