Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in People Analytics?

Deep knowledge of analytics technologies and techniques for HRM

A unique people analytics course that delivers a deep knowledge of how analytics techniques can be applied and how technology can be utilised to deliver strong people outcomes in organisations.

Work within your organisation to influence decision-making 

Prepares you with the data analysis, interpretation, people analytics and communication skills to present people-related recommendations to key internal decision-makers.

Accelerated, supported and 100% online

Be supported throughout your study journey. Study at a time and place that suits you with no on-campus commitments. With intakes every two months, study one course at a time and apply your learnings immediately.

Program Overview

Data is now more valuable than ever. Are you ready to utilise it to shape the future of HR? 

Connect passion with purpose and gain the toolkit you need to stand out from the crowd through RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in People Analytics. 

Transform data into decisions that resonate within the workplace and be an advocate for positive change. 

Learn how to drive human resource management (HRM), strategic management solutions, decision-making processes and people management operations through your unique people analytics skillset. 

This online program is for those looking to upskill or make a career change by setting themselves apart in the HR field with people analytics capabilities and skills. 

The Graduate Certificate in People Analytics comprises of four core courses and is the perfect postgraduate qualification to gain the toolkit you need to succeed in a HR people analytics role. It also provides you with a pathway to continue studying towards the Master of Business Administration or credit into the Master of Human Resource Management.  

Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

8 months part-time (minimum)^

May, July, Aug, Oct

$4,680 per course, FEE-HELP available*

Program code: GC206KP

^Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.

*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 People Analytics is comprised of four core courses.

Pathways and Credit

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in People Analytics, you may pursue further study through a pathway to RMIT Online's Master of Business Administration (MBA) or credit into the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM). 

If you choose to continue studying towards RMIT Online’s MBA, you can specialise or select individual courses based on your career goals and aspirations with six future-focused and on-trend specialisations.  

Completion of an additional 8–12 courses at a master's degree level affords you both graduate certificate and master’s qualifications. 

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.

*If you do not meet the entry requirements for the 12 course master's, you may have the opportunity to enrol in a 16 course master's. See entry requirements for more details.


Career Outcomes

Completing the MBA at RMIT Online unlocks a world of possibilities and expands your professional potential. As a graduate, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in various roles, and the opportunities available to you will continue to grow.

Here are some examples of the roles you will be ready to step into and their expected growth and salary range for the next five years.

Source attribution: Job Outlook, SEEK.

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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
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


An Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics or a related field or higher-level of qualification.*


No prior academic qualifications and a minimum of five years' full-time experience or equivalent, working in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics or a related field. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Leadership does not meet Australia’s 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.

Not sure? Talk to us 

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Applications will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application. 

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.