Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


With an emphasis on statistical analysis, business analytics refers to the methodological explorations of an organisation's data for supporting the decision making process. Given that information driven organisations are at the forefront of innovation and competitiveness, business analytics is increasingly becoming an important tool for developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods. Through business analytics, data-driven companies can leverage on their data and make evidence-based decisions to enhance their value propositions.


To complete the business analytics major, students must complete eight units (48 points) as follows:

(a.) the following seven units (42 points):

  • ETW1000 Business and economic statistics
  • ETW1010 Data modelling and computing
  • ETW2480 Business modelling methods
  • ACW2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • ETW3482 Data mining for business
  • ETW3483 Enterprise resource planning
  • MGX2700 Project management for small to medium enterprises

(b.) one unit from the following (6 points):

  • ETW3480 Decision analysis for managers
  • ETW3420 Principles of forecasting and applications
  • ETW3481 Econometric methods for finance

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2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce