La Trobe University

Master of Business Analytics

La Trobe University

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

Data is the new currency. It's time to invest. Between 2010 and 2020, the amount of data created, captured and consumed grew from 2 zettabytes to a staggering 64 zettabytes globally. (A zettabyte is about a trillion gigabytes - that's a one with 21 zeros after it.) Incredibly, we're projected to nearly triple that number again and reach more than 180 zettabytes by 2025. With unprecedented access to big data, organisations around the world are seeking experienced analysts who can transform raw information into meaningful business solutions. If you're keen to invest in your career, La Trobe's accredited Master of Business Analytics will keep you ahead of the trends. Gain advanced skills in business, programming and data engineering, and update your knowledge as you grow in this fast-moving industry.


To qualify for the award of Master of Business Analytics, students must complete 240 credit points (16 subjects) consisting of: 135 core credit points (9 subjects) 45 core choice credit points (3 subjects) 60 specialisation credit points of a (4 subjects)


  • 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:


The Master of Business Analytics is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Professional membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Graduates of the Master of Business Analytics may apply for membership with the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (City) International: $74,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 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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