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Introduction to Business analysis

Businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on data to identify opportunities and drive their decisions. As a result, business analysts are needed now more than ever. With the right online course, you can learn how to help organisations become more data-driven—and ultimately more efficient and profitable.

Discover if you’re suited to an analytics career before exploring your study options through Open Universities Australia. We’re here to help you compare and enrol in online business analysis courses from top Australian universities.

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Curtin University


Analytics for Decision Making

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Starts 26 Feb 2024

University of South Australia


Business Intelligence

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 08 Jan 2024, 24 Jun 2024

University of Tasmania


Data Analysis for Business

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 27 May 2024, 22 Jul 2024

La Trobe University


Disruption in Business

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 04 Mar 2024

Online business analysis degrees

Southern Cross University

A double degree in business and psychology

Complete core subjects covering psychological science and add a business major like marketing. You’ll be equipped with a deep understanding of human behaviour that’s useful in careers spanning both psychology and business.

Online & on-campus

4 years full time or part time equivalent

Griffith University

A double degree in business and politics

Learn the workings of business and government for broad career options in private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Focus your skills and knowledge with majors including international business, economics, public policy, and more.

100% online

4 years full time or part time equivalent

University of Queensland


Master of Business Analytics

Become a business leader with a strong data skillset

Learn data science skills that will help you get ahead in business and marketing. Explore how to collect and analyse business data using different data mining techniques. You will be challenged to put your skills into practice in a capstone project.

100% online

RMIT University


Bachelor of Business

Future-proof your business career with digital and hybrid skills

Pursue a successful career in business that aligns to your professional aspirations. Complete core business subjects, then choose a major that suits your interests. With final subjects including internship and portfolio, you’ll graduate industry-ready.

Online & on-campus

3 years full time or part time equivalent

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Why should you study a course in business analysis?

If you love data, computer programming, statistics, business, or all of the above, then it’s worth considering a course in business analysis. In this career, you’ll act as a bridge between IT teams and business leaders, so you’ll combine your technology skills with business acumen.

Job opportunities in business analytics are also on the rise, making it a good time to get qualified. According to SEEK, demand for these roles is expected to increase by 29.6% over the next five years.

What you'll learn in a course on business analysis

You can choose to explore subjects from economics and macroeconomic trends to data analysis and IT systems, depending on what interests you.

You’ll learn how to translate technical data into actionable insights, and communicate your findings to a range of stakeholders. After you graduate, you’ll understand how data analytics applies across numerous business functions and departments.

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