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Undergraduate Business Analytics

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Dr Yvette Blount, a lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance, teaches students in the Bachelor of Business Analytics.

This cross-disciplinary degree incorporates areas from both business and science, and has been developed in consultation with industry.

About Business Analytics

Technological advancements have led to an increase in the amount of consumer data generated every day, as well as improvements in the ability of organisations and governments to capture, store and use such data. The data revolution has increased the employment demand for persons with the abilities to extract value from these sources of data.

The Bachelor of Business Analytics is a multidisciplinary program which equips you with knowledge and skills in the areas of quantitative analysis, business information systems, database programming and business. Knowledge and skills in these areas will provide you with the tools to derive insights of value from big data sources.

Our Degree

The Bachelor of Business Analytics has been developed in consultation with industry and is a multidisciplinary program that incorporates areas from both business and science.

Big Data is created from the billions of pieces of information from websites, social media, ERP systems and corporate databases. The impact of this data and the new technologies, business intelligence and media platforms will make the analysis of business exciting and the skills you will learn with the Bachelor of Business Analytics relevant and in demand.

The Bachelor of Business Analytics equips you with knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • quantitative analysis
  • business information systems
  • database programming
  • business
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Knowledge and skills in these areas will provide you with the tools to develop insights of value from big data sources.

Key Features

The program draws upon multiple disciplines to provide you with appropriate quantitative skills such as:

  • modelling and statistics
  • computing skills (business information/intelligence systems, programming)
  • business training (accounting, business analytics, forecasting and introductory management)

This degree will emphasise the broad-base training you need to appeal to a variety of possible employers.

You will gain an integrated body of core technical knowledge relating to business analytics and information systems, and their applications within a business environment.

What you can study:

  • Accounting
  • Applications modelling and development
  • Business analytics
  • Business forecasting
  • Data management
  • Data mining
  • Database systems
  • Demography
  • Management
  • Statistics
  • Systems design

Where can you go?

  • Business analyst
  • Business process improvement specialist
  • Business process modelling consultant
  • Customer insights manager
  • Data analyst
  • Management consultant
  • IT planning manager