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The Degree of Master of Analytics
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Degree of Master of Analytics requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree in the subject in which they intend to specialise, or equivalent, with a B grade average across the higher level courses;
(c) have sufficient background in statistical analysis tools to satisfy the Academic Board that they have the capacity to undertake the programme.
2. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Analytics shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits, comprising:
(a) Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Qualification;
(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;
(c) at least one subject;
(d) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. Candidates may complete a subject by passing at least 120 credits in a specialisation including the Applied Analytics Project from Part Two. The requirements for each subject are set out in the Schedule for the Qualification.
Approved subjects are: Business, Health, Public Policy
4. Every candidate for the Degree of Master of Analytics shall complete to the satisfaction of the Academic Board, a minimum of 600 hours in approved practica and associated reports in accordance with the following courses:
115.801 Applied Analytics Project
115.802 Applied Analytics Project Part 1
115.803 Applied Analytics Project Part 2
5. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Analytics may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
6. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have maintained a B- grade average over the Core compulsory courses undertaken in Part One.
7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded a relevant postgraduate diploma should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
Schedule for the Master of Analytics
Core compulsory courses
178.724 Applied Econometric Methods 15 credits
Business (60 credits)
Either Option One: Marketing
156.761 Customer Insights 30 credits
156.762 Return on Marketing Investment 30 credits
Or Option Two: Finance
125.788 Big Data in Finance and Banking 30 credits
30 credits from
Health (60 credits)
250.701 Quantitative Methods in Public Health 30 credits
30 credits from
250.702 Systems Thinking and Analysis 15 credits
250.703 Health Communication 15 credits
Public Policy (60 credits)
No new enrolments
60 credits from
230.704 Public Policy Analytics: Methodology, Design and Data 30 credits
230.705 Interpretation in Geospatial Analytics 15 credits
Part Two (60 credits from)
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Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020