Master of Analytics (Online)


2 years


12 courses

Study intakes

July, September, October, January, March and May

Study mode

100% Online

Program code


What you will study

UNSW’s Master of Analytics program comprises of 12 online courses in total with three foundation courses, five core courses, three electives, and a project-based capstone course.

At this stage, all courses are compulsory and additional elective options may become available in 2020. There is also the option to study the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Analytics, which combined – and with the addition of the electives and capstone course – create the masters program.


* These three courses plus any one of the Core courses make up the Graduate Certificate in Analytics.
** These five courses, on top of the three foundation courses, comprise the Graduate Diploma in Analytics.
^ Specialised electives may be added from 2020.

Foundation courses*
  • Principles of Programming
  • Introductory Data Analysis
  • Analytics and Business

Core courses**
  • Managing People, Analytics and Change
  • Big Data Management
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data and Ethics

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.

Elective courses^
  • Business Analytics and Consulting
  • Financial Modelling
  • Decision Making in Analytics
Capstone course
  • General Analytics Capstone

Entry requirements

General admission requirements

To be eligible for the Master of Analytics you must have:

Entry via nested qualification

Generally, if you successfully complete a Graduate Certificate in Analytics, you can progress to the Graduate Diploma in Analytics, and from there, to the masters by coursework degree.




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