Graduate Certificate in Analytics (Online)


As little as 8 months


4 courses

Study intakes

January, March, May, July, September, October

Study mode

100% Online

Program code


Completion time dependent on individual study path, RPL, leave and course availability. Please speak to a Student Advisor for more information.

What you will study

The Graduate Certificate in Analytics comprises of four online courses. Tailor your study path and select from 14 online options, including advanced electives in General Analytics and Marketing Analytics.

To find out more about each course download the program guide.



The UNSW Online experience

We are here to support you, every step of the way, to graduate from one of the world’s leading universities. Our online learning environment has been designed to seamlessly fit into your already busy schedule and you’ll be able to access course resources on any device, at any time. 

Our academics are some of the best in the world and even though you’re studying online, you can expect your learning experience to be of the same high standard as that of our on-campus students. 

Throughout your study journey, you will be able to turn to your Student Success Advisor, who is committed to assisting you from enrolment through to graduation. They are on hand for all non-academic queries by phone or email.


Prerequisite course

Introductory Data Analysis is a prerequisite for those interested in choosing:

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visualisation & Communication
  • Financial Modelling
  • Decision Making for Analytics
  • Managing Customer Analytics
  • Foundations of Marketing Analytics

Principles of Programming is the prerequisite for Big Data Management



Core courses (choose four)
  • Principles of Programming
  • Managing People, Analytics and Change
  • Introductory Data Analysis
  • Analytics and Business
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data and Ethics
  • Big Data Management
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Business Analytics and Consulting
  • Financial Modelling
  • Decision Making for Analytics
  • Managing Customer Analytics
  • Social Media & Digital Analytics
  • Foundations of Marketing Analytics
General Analytics Specialisation
  • Business Analytics and Consulting
  • Financial Modelling
  • Decision Making in Analytics
Marketing Analytics Specialisation
  • Social Media & Digital Analytics
  • Foundation of Marketing Analytics
  • Managing Customer Analytics

Entry requirements

General admission requirements

To be eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Analytics you must have:

  • An undergraduate degree (in any discipline) OR
  • Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate degree requirement are required to have a minimum of 3 years relevant or professional experience in analytics, clerical or administrative work in a commercial, not-for-profit or public service organisation or other analytics-related positions.
  • Relevant experience includes being responsible for tasks that are non-routine, unstructured or semi-structured, engaging in problem-solving activities. It can include experience of managing a small team, being a team leader, managing a project or being responsible for the management and allocation of resources. Alternatively, engaging in a professional role over a period of time is relevant experience.


Entry via nested qualification

Articulation pathways exist to the Graduate Diploma and Masters program if you complete this program with a minimum WAM of 65.

* Please note, students applying for Graduate Certificate programs are not eligible for credit transfer.


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