Business Analytics - B6022

Business Analytics

Master degree

Become empowered as a quantitative citizen. By leveraging open data and the most powerful open source software available today you will learn how to fish, rather than be fed. This course is designed to develop thinking, computing and analytic skills for working with data for evidence-based solutions of today's problems. You will learn how to critically assess information provided by others by sourcing and analysing data yourself, with a strong emphasis on ethical and reproducible methods.

This course is suitable with undergraduate degrees in quantitative disciplines including mathematics, statistics, computer science and engineering. The content is student-centred, inclusive, accessible and participates will be expected to operate as a connected cohort of like-minded people ready to build a better society.

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Course Details

  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
  • 2 years (full time)
  • 4 years (part time)
Start date
First semester (February)
Master of Business Analytics
Alternative exits
Course Handbook

"Being able to harness the power of data is hugely important in this day and age. Problem-solvers all around the world, in all kinds of disciplines, are using this information." - Jeremy Forbes (Master of Business Analytics)

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Depending on prior qualifications:

Entry level 1: 
Duration: 2 years full time, 4 years part time (96 points)

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65, or an equivalent GPA as determined by the faculty.

Entry level 2:
Duration: 1.5 years full time, 3 years part time (72 points)

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65, or an equivalent GPA as determined by the faculty.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed a first year undergraduate statistics units, or provide evidence of qualifications/training or experience that the faculty considers to be a satisfactory substitute.

Applicants must prepare a Candidate Statement in which they are required to demonstrate that they possess the motivation and academic skills required to successfully complete the program.

The course is structured in three parts: Part A. Advanced preparatory, Part B. Mastery knowledge and Part C. Application studies. All students complete Part B and C. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B6022


Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.