La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Harness the power of a new age. Over the last 10 years, the amount of data created, captured and consumed has grown exponentially. As we enter a new age of data-led transformation, organisations of all sizes are seeking to get a complete view of their data and create insights that make a meaningful difference for their customers and communities. Carefully designed to keep you ahead of the trends, La Trobe's Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics will help you develop valuable new skills and allow you to develop advanced knowledge in business, programming, data engineering and artificial intelligence. Grow your career in this fast-moving industry and understand how to develop data-based solutions for real-life business problems. In this practical course, you'll learn the latest tools from industry experts, including industry-standard programs like SAS, PowerBI, IBM Cognos, Excel, SQL and R.


Completion of 120 credit points of subjects in the course comprising of: 90cps of core 30cps of core-choice


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Business Application of Analytics
  • Cloud Platforms and Analytics
  • Customer Analytics and Social Media
  • Data Wrangling
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Managing It Projects
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Principles of Business Analytics
  • Statistics for Business and Finance
  • Visual Analytics

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (City) International: $37,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (City).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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