Technology is evolving at breakneck speed. With so many opportunities to innovate, organisations need business leaders who can harness the immense power of data analytics – and turn their insights into meaningful business solutions that keep them ahead of the competition.
Build a career at the forefront of the digital revolution with La Trobe's Bachelor of Business Analytics. In this forward-thinking degree, you'll learn how to solve today's most pressing business challenges and take advantage of cutting-edge data analytics tools, techniques and software.
Designed in partnership with industry leaders, this practical course gives you solid foundations in business fundamentals, with the opportunity to specialise in your business discipline of choice. You'll choose from a wide range of optional majors and minors, so you can extend your expertise in your area of interest.
Learn from brilliant minds who are pioneering research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and digital disruption. Then gain real-world experience through our wide range of work based learning opportunities at leading industry partners – where you'll develop your professional networks and plan for your first steps in the industry.
As you progress, you'll develop a combination of problem-solving, critical-thinking and communication skills across business, marketing, commerce and technology. You'll gain valuable experience with industry-standard programs, so you'll have the skills and adaptability to succeed in a wide variety of workplaces.
Learning from industry experts, you'll develop advanced analytical skills while building your knowledge in programming, data engineering, smart supply chains, artificial intelligence and cloud-based data management.
When you graduate, you'll be ready to succeed in the rapidly evolving world of business. Use the latest tools and techniques to analyse data, turn it into insights and then create innovative and competitive solutions for businesses around the world.
Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.
analysing business data
disruption in business
economic issues and public policy
object-oriented programming fundamentals
principles of accounting and finance
data analytics concepts
introduction to business law and ethics
social media and visualisation
trends in modern business and society
A major is a sequence of related subjects studied in your course. To attain a major, this sequence must add up to 120 credit points. In some courses, you need to complete at least one major from your course's discipline to attain your degree. If there is room in your degree for more than one major, you may wish to complete an open access major from another discipline area.
A minor is an optional sequence of related subjects studied in your course. To attain a minor, this sequence must add up to 60 credit points. A minor can be undertaken in a similar or different interest area in your course or major's discipline and, in some cases, taken from a different discipline. Up to two minors can be chosen in place of an optional second major or standalone elective subjects.
A range of standalone elective subjects is available in this course. Some electives are recommended for your course, but you may also be able to choose from a range of University-wide electives or electives from other interest areas or disciplines.
Capstone subjects are required subjects in your course or major that help you integrate and apply the knowledge and skills you gain to solve real world problems. Capstone subjects are often taken towards the end of your course.