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GradCertBA - Business Analytics as a subject

Business Analytics is available as a Minor undergraduate subject for any bachelor's degree, or you can take it as a specialist subject for the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.

Master the fundamentals of business analytics and bring data to life with this short, highly practical qualification. Get the technical know-how you need to use powerful analytics tools and transform 'big data' into meaningful business insights.

Business analytics enables modern organisations to use data so they can make better informed business, financial, and marketing decisions to guide their future.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any subject, with at least a B-minus grade average across the 300-level papers.

However, you can still be considered for admission to the GradCertBA based on professional experience or academic merit. Please speak to one of our advisors in the Management Student Centre, email [email protected]

Length Of Study: 9 months+ (part-time, FLEXI study)
Points: 60 points
Start Dates: February/March (A Trimester); July (B Trimester); or November (G teaching period)
Estimated Fees* (Domestic): 2022: NZ$3,456 approx (per programme)
Estimated Fees* (International): 2022: NZ$15,888 approx (per programme)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Analytics & Insights Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Customer Insights Analyst
  • Data Wrangler
  • Data Strategy Lead
  • Data Analytics & Visualisation Specialist
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Enterprise Data & Analytics Specialist
  • HR Reporting & Analytics Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Performance & Insights Analyst
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Strategy Managing Consultant
  • Supply Chain Data & Insights Analyst

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Prescriptions for the GradCertBA

The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the Graduate Certificate.

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics students must complete 60 points from: BUSAN205, BUSAN300, BUSAN301 and BUSAN302.

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Management Student Centre (MSC)

Location: MSB.1.50, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton
Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday