Full-time Master of Business Analytics
Our degree for aspiring data professionals, with a focus on personal skills as well as technical expertise.
Businesses that can make sense of the flow of information in today's world have a competitive edge.
To succeed in this environment, our Full-time Master of Business Analytics teaches students to become trilingual – fluent in the languages of technology, mathematics and business.
Through an intensive one-year program, you will learn how to define and structure business problems, use data to provide insight and communicate those insights to senior leaders. A personal effectiveness component will also develop your skills in areas such as teamwork, negotiations and ethical decision-making.
Graduates of this program are developed to be exceptional from both a technical and business perspective. They go on to work for organisations including Apple, Amazon, Woolworths, Suncorp and Microsoft.
#1 Master of Business Analytics in Australia
Melbourne Business School
QS World University Rankings, 2023
#1 University in Australia
Times Higher Education, 2022
Studying the Full-time Master of Business Analytics has really helped me bridge the business and technical sides to deliver answers more clearly.
Senior Data Analyst, KPMG
Career Management Centre
Our Personal Effectiveness Program will help you build the soft skills, knowledge and attributes you need to compete and succeed in every job market.
By partnering with leading organisations, our Careers Management Centre can connect you to top-tier firms in Australia and around the world.
Our career coaches will help you develop your job-hunting skills, maximise your future opportunities and increase your chances of success.
The program fee for our Full-time Master of Business Analytics program is AUD $70,400 (2024) with fees paid per module. Please be advised that there is no option for part-time study or credit transfers.
FEE-HELP is available for those who meet the eligibility criteria.
- Please budget for Study visa fees and charges.
You must also obtain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your stay in Australia. Melbourne Business School has selected a preferred OSHC provider. Payment is required as part of the acceptance process.
The costs are:
- AUD $857* (Singles cover)
- AUD $3,130* (Couples/Single Parent cover)
- AUD $5,266* (Family cover)
*premiums quoted as at 30 June 2023.
We have a wide range of scholarships available to support your study at Melbourne Business School.
Our scholarships encourage diversity, provide opportunity and reward talent.
When you apply for specific programs, you will automatically be considered for the scholarships available for that program. There are however certain scholarships where you need to make a separate application by a certain date.
For more information, visit our Scholarships page.
- Commence an application to become familiar with the application process.
- Meet with us to find out more about the School and program.
- Complete and submit your application by the application closing dates.
Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend a compulsory interview, which can be conducted online or in person. The interview will last approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
Applications will be processed as soon as all materials are received. We strive to respond to applications as quickly as possible, usually within four weeks of receipt. Successful applicants will receive a formal Letter of Offer. The offer may include the award of a scholarship. Unsuccessful applicants are notified in writing.
Credit and Substitution
Due to the high level of integration of disciplines and program delivery, it is not possible for the School to grant subject credits for students based on prior learning.
2024 closing dates for our Full-time Master of Business Analytics program are as follows:
Round 1: 24 April 2023
Round 2: 19 June 2023
Round 3: 21 August 2023 (final off-shore international closing date)
Round 4: 23 October 2023 (final on-shore and domestic closing date)
The deadline for all applications is 11.59pm AEST.
Late applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice.
Outcomes are provided approximately 6-8 weeks after the application deadline.
For a successful application, you will need:
- An up-to-date CV (work experience is not mandatory).
- A copy of your undergraduate academic transcript.
- A passport or verified document showing current citizenship / residency status.
- An excellent command of English, with a copy of your IELTS or TOEFL score if you are a non-native speaker**.
**IELTS: Academic English test with a minimum score of 7.0 overall and with no individual band less than 7.0.
TOEFL iBT, with a minimum score of 94 (written score minimum 27 and no individual score lower than 24)
PTE: Overall score minimum of 65+, with writing skills of minimum 65 and no other communicative skill below 65
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
It is a university requirement that applicants provide evidence that they meet the published entry requirements. Uncertified documentation does not provide this evidence; however we accept uncertified documents for the purpose of selection, and reserve the right to request your original certified documentation at any time.
You will have an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution, with:
- A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65. As a guide, a typical student will have a WAM of greater than 70.
- Typically your undergraduate degree major or specialisation may be in either Commerce, Mathematics and/or Physics, Computer Science or Information Systems or Engineering. Given the heavy quant-based nature of the program, the primary focus will be on a student’s quantitative abilities.
- Demonstrated academic success in quantitative subjects
- A completed sequence of two or three undergraduate or graduate statistics courses that include probability theory and regression analysis, although demonstrated mathematical preparation and quantitative aptitude may be considered sufficient in some cases.
The Australian Department of Home Affairs is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia. Please refer to the department's immigration and citizenship webpages for information about visas.