Why study RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics?

Choose from five electives to suit your career path

Our five functional electives can help accelerate your skills and meet your goals in marketing, supply chain, HR or management.

Gain a competitive advantage
more quickly

In as little as eight months, you can gain sophisticated analytical skills that you can apply to decision-making across a range of business functions.

First qualification of its kind

Benefit from studying the only graduate certificate analytics program that focuses on building functional decision-makers through problem-solving.

Solve problems by unlocking data

Making decisions - it’s a central part of what many professionals do.

But today, making decisions based on intuition is no longer enough to be competitive.

In a world where more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of information are created each year, businesses are calling out for savvy leaders who can understand, interpret and communicate data in their decisions. These are professionals who are already in demand across industries, including finance, health and medicine, general sciences, defence, agriculture and cybersecurity.

For professionals looking to the future, now is the time to invest in learning the language of data and to use it to make stronger decisions. 

You can get ahead and gain the analytical skills to analyse, predict and recommend opportunities for business performance across a range of business functions with RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.

Quick facts
Quick facts

4
4 courses,
(7 weeks each)

8 months intensive,
part-time

Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Oct

$3,720 per course,
FEE-HELP available*

Program code: GC193KP21
 

*Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.

What you will study

The RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics program is comprised of three core courses and one elective.

Get more information about what you will learn in each of these courses.

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below. 

 

Academic requirements
Entrance requirements for international applications
Additional information 

 

Academic requirements:

  • A bachelors degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution; or
  • An alternate entry requirement. If you don't have the formal bachelors or higher qualification listed above, you will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV) if you have the following: at least five years full-time experience working in an analyst or management role in business, information technology or information systems with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating analysis and report writing.
  • International or offshore students may need an IELTS score of 6.5 or above.

 

Articulation and pathways

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you will be granted 48 credit points of exemption and may be eligible to continue your studies in the following masters programs.

Face to face masters programs:

  • MC199 Master of Business Administration;
  • MC198 Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management.

Online masters programs:

  • MC199 Master of Business Administration;
  • MC198 Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management.

If you are successful in gaining entry into the online masters programs, you will be granted 48 credit points of exemption and will be able to complete these online programs in 16 months of intensive part-time study. 

Exemptions from this program will be assessed consistently with the principles of the RMIT Credit Policy.

For international or off-shore students, an IELTS score of 6.5 may be required.

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All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English language tests, please see the English language requirements and equivalency information.

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Australian Student Visas 

RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study.

For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs visit rmit.edu.au.