The Master of Decision Analytics is designed for students who want to develop a high-level understanding of the principles and practices of decision analytics and to strengthen their skills in this area. The degree allows students to acquire qualitative and quantitative decision-making tools for analysing complex operations environments and making appropriate decisions within those environments.

 

Faculty
UNSW Canberra at ADFA
Delivery Mode
Distance (online with some face-to-face)
Award
Master of Decision Analytics
Commencing Terms
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration (Full Time)
1 Year(s)

The increasing amount of available data combined with a pressing desire to stay at the forefront of competition has prompted organisations to focus on using analytics to drive strategic business decisions. Business analytics allows managers to understand the dynamics of their business, anticipate market shifts, and manage risks.  

The Master of Decision Analytics at UNSW Canberra is designed to meet the growing demand for information analysis across various sectors. In this course, you will develop a high-level understanding of the principles and practices of decision analytics and acquire qualitative and quantitative decision-making tools for analysing and making decisions in complex operational environments.  

This course is suited to individuals who want to improve processes, systems and outcomes in their workplace through data analysis, and to enrich and extend their career paths by becoming an expert in analytics techniques. 

 

Program Code
8634
Campus
Canberra
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
48
Indicative Enrolments
38

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Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for entry requirements.

Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for entry requirements.

Program structure

Students undertaking the Master of Decision Analytics are required to complete 8 course (48 Units of Credit). Students must complete four core courses (24UOC) and four elective courses (24 UOC) including a 12 UOC research project.  

Students may, with the approval of the postgraduate coordinator, take up two courses (12 UOC) from other coursework programs.  

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Potential careers

  • Operations Analysts
  • Organisational Strategy and Decision Analysts
  • Defence Strategy Analysts
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Analytical Researcher
  • Computational Problem solving Analysts

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

*If you are an international student studying an Australian qualification, go to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for application and UAC key dates. Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you need to make special arrangements. Read more.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$32,400*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$32,400*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

 

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$39,120*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$39,120*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International

 

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