Graduate Certificate of Analytics
20-24 hours per week
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct
Stand out within your organisation through confident, data-based decision-making.
Drive decision-making with data
Data analysts use numbers to tell a compelling story. This graduate qualification will provide you with the fundamental skills you need to make informed business decisions using complex data.
Become a leader in organisational decision-making in any field you choose to pursue, including business, government and health. The growth of analytics and data-based decision-making means that a graduate qualification in analytics will open up a vast range of career opportunities. Completion of the course may also provide a pathway into the Master of Analytics.
What you will learn
- Data analysis
Convert raw data into actionable insights.
- Mathematics and statistical modelling
Build the mathematical foundation that underlies analytical modelling.
- Python programming
Acquire skills in the industry-standard Python programming language to conduct rigorous data modelling and visualisation.
The course comprises four units, in which you will be introduced to analytic principles and skills at an advanced graduate level.
An Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification.
Applicants must have successfully completed a first year undergraduate statistics unit, or provide evidence of qualifications/training or experience that the faculty considers to be equivalent.
Applicants must meet the English language requirements.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia.
For the Graduate Certificate of Analytics, the estimated cost is $3775.00 per unit. You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan to cover part or all of your tuition. Fees are subject to change annually.
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.
Analytics online at Monash
The flexibility of this 100 per cent online course allows you to create a learning schedule that works for you. You don’t need to disrupt work or personal commitments to gain an understanding of analytical principles, with subjects that cover Python programming, data science and data modelling.
Your interactive virtual classroom offers the ideal platform for study – situating you in the digital environment and providing you with a ready-made professional network of fellow students and experienced teachers.
Meet your academic team
Dr Nick Tierny
Nick Tierny’s research focuses on improving and understanding data analysis. His primary research interests are exploratory data analysis, statistical modelling, diagnostics, and understanding how colour choice can impact decision-making. He holds an honours degree in Psychological Science and a PhD in Statistics.
Peter Liu is an IT professional with over seven years’ experience in enterprise systems and data analytics. He has been involved in large-scale system integration projects in a range of sectors. Peter has received multiple award nominations for teaching excellence.
Monash has propelled my career to new heights I never thought possible.
Monash Online student
Apply your analytics skills in a range of fields including:
- data science.
Studying online, the Monash way
Courses designed for online
Gain a world-class education, delivered through a dynamic virtual classroom and taught by leading academics.
Support seven days a week
You’ll have ongoing access to dedicated support services that have been specifically designed for your discipline.
Equipped for career success
You’ll graduate as an in-demand employee, ready to take the next step in your career.
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