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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Analytics

Qualification Regulations

Part I

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.

Part II


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.

Qualification Requirements

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;

and including:

(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

Academic Requirements

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:

115801 Applied Analytics Project 115802 Applied Analytics Project Part 1 115803 Applied Analytics Project Part 2

Student Progression

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.

Completion Requirements

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.

Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

10. Subject to any Maximum Time to Completion and the Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Health subject within the Master of Analytics prior to 1 January 2022 who have successfully completed 250702 or 250704 may substitute either of these for 250706 in order to fulfil the subject requirements until 31 December 2025.

Schedule for the Master of Analytics

Part One

Core compulsory courses

158739 Introduction to Analytics 15 credits
R 161750

161762 Multivariate Analysis for Big Data 15 credits
R 161323, 161772

161777 Practical Data Mining 15 credits
R 161223 and 161324

178724 Applied Econometric Methods 15 credits

Subject courses

Business (60 credits)

Either Option One: Marketing

156761 Customer Insights 30 credits

156762 Return on Marketing Investment 30 credits

Or Option Two: Finance

Compulsory course

125788 Big Data in Finance and Banking 30 credits

30 credits from

125700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125330

125740 Advanced Investment Analysis 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

125781 Advanced Financial Risk Management 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required C 125700

Health (60 credits)

60 credits from

250701 Quantitative Methods in Public Health 30 credits

250703 Health Communication 15 credits

250706 Applied Health Analytics 15 credits

Public Policy (60 credits)

No new enrolments

60 credits from

230704 Public Policy Analytics: Methodology, Design and Data 30 credits

230705 Interpretation in Geospatial Analytics 15 credits

230706 Integrated Data Infrastructure 15 credits
P 230704 C 230704

Part Two (60 credits from)

115801 Applied Analytics Project 60 credits
R 115802, 115803

115802 Applied Analytics Project Part 1 30 credits
R 115801

115803 Applied Analytics Project Part 2 30 credits
C 115802 R 115801