Graduate Certificate in Analytics (Online)


8 months to complete


4 courses

Study intakes

July, September, October, January, March and May

Study mode

100% Online

Program code


What you will study

Students of UNSW’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Analytics program have the choice of four of eight courses from the Graduate Diploma program.

Completing 'Introductory Data Analysis'  is a prerequisite for students interested in choosing any of the following:

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visualisation & Communication

Prerequisite course

Introductory Data Analysis is a prerequisite for those interested in choosing Predictive Analytics and Data Visualisation & Communication.

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.

Core courses (choose four)
  • Principles of Programming
  • Introductory Data Analysis
  • Analytics and Business
  • Managing People, Analytics and Change
  • Big Data Management
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data and Ethics

Entry requirements

General admission requirements

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

  • A qualification equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree in any discipline, or;
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant or professional experience in analytics, clerical or administrative work in a commercial, non-for profit or public service organisation or other analytics-related positions.

Entry via nested qualification

If you successfully complete a Graduate Certificate in Analytics with an average mark of 65% or higher, you can progress to the Graduate Diploma in Analytics, and from there, to the masters by coursework degree.


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




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