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Bachelor of Business Analytics
Bachelor of Business Analytics

Bachelor of Business Analytics

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements 

Subject prerequisite

  • English Units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.

English Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0

  • TOEFL Paper based: overall score of 550 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English).

  • TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

  • La Trobe College Australia ELICOS (LTCA): completion of EFS level 5B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

  • La Trobe College Australia Foundation Studies (LTCA): completion of Foundation studies with 60% in English (Academic Communication).

  • Pearson Test of EConglish (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 169 with no less than 169 in any component.


Course Information

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.

You'll learn:

  • Data analytics tools

    • Learn the tools and techniques to gather, interpret and analyse data.

  • Social media and visualisation

    • Understand the fundamentals of social media. Learn how to use data analytics to build brand equity and disrupt businesses.

  • Data insight skills

    • Learn the skills to blend business know-how with analytics.

  • Digital disruption

    • Understand how to harness and leverage the power of new digital technologies.

  • IT skills

    • Learn both computer science fundamentals and foundational business skills. Then move into complex analytics using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • Business fundamentals

    • Study a major or minor and become a well-rounded data scientist.

CRICOS code: 0100037

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Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

Year: 1

  • analysing business data

  • disruption in business

  • economic issues and public policy

  • object-oriented programming fundamentals

  • principles of accounting and finance

  • sustainability

Year: 2

  • data analytics concepts

  • database fundamentals

  • introduction to business law and ethics

  • social media and visualisation

  • trends in modern business and society

Year: 3

  • big data management on the cloud

  • computational intelligence for data analytics

  • digital business


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.

Course majors

  • Economics

  • Event management

  • Financial management

  • Human resource management

  • International business

  • Marketing

  • Sport management

  • Tourism and hospitality


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.

Course minors

  • Economics

  • Environmental management

  • Event management

  • Financial management

  • Human resources management

  • International business

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Sport management

  • Tourism and hospitality

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

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.

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  • entrepreneurship

  • leading disruption

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates will use their analytical and strategic thinking skills to help businesses identify new opportunities, solve problems and create change. Graduates can work in a wide range of fields, including finance, cybersecurity, health and defence. Possible career options include:

  • Management consultant

    • Use your unique blend of business and digital skills to create innovative solutions.

  • Business analyst

    • Help organisations to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Develop data-driven solutions and ensure operational excellence.

  • Asset investment analyst

    • Use financial information to advise stockbrokers, fund managers and stock market traders.

  • Innovation consultant

    • Create new processes and encourage new ideas to be heard and embraced.

  • Market research analyst

    • Interpret market research and find data-driven solutions for businesses.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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