Professional Certificate in Applied Data Analytics

Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July


The Professional Certificate in Applied Data Analytics is a course designed to meet the growing demand for information analysis across various sectors. In this course, you will develop a better understanding of analytics technology – its capabilities, its limits and its pitfalls – and learn how to analyse vast amounts of data to make better organisational decisions and forecasts.

Offered 100% online, this interdisciplinary course allows you to gain the skills necessary to apply analytic solutions to real-world operational and strategic issues.

Course aims

This course has been developed so you can take abstract business issues and turn them into successful analytical solutions.

As a student, you will develop evidence and practice-based knowledge of applied data analytics that is relevant across disciplines. You will learn to derive key insights and measure the impact of data analytics, use data to make informed business decisions and gain commercial advantage, and confidently communicate analytical findings to clients, colleagues, executives and key decision-makers.

Who is this course for?

The Professional Certificate in Applied Data Analytics is suited to individuals who want to improve processes, systems and outcomes in their workplace through data analysis, and to enrich and extend their career paths by becoming an expert in analytics techniques.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Applicants to this course are advised to check the entry requirements.

This course has been designed with a number professions in mind, across organisations, for analysts to harness data to improve efficiency and effectiveness in decision-making.

  • Government organisations and policymakers
  • Health - system managers, hospital data managers, epidemiologists, nurses, clinicians
  • Urban sectors - real estate developers and investors, REIT managers, acquisitions, sales channels, statutory planners, town planners
  • Psychology - peak bodies such as APS and ACPA, organisational psychological consultancies, market research agencies, HR experts
  • Education - instructional leaders, principals, head of schools, education specialists, learning designers, app developers, computer programmers

Related pathway options

The Professional Certificate in Applied Data Analytics is part of a highly flexible suite of courses, designed for you to study to the level that suits your learning and career goals. It’s easy to progress from the Professional Certificate to the Masters, or leave with a Graduate Certificate.