DurationPart-time 8 months
AU$3,720 per course (2021)
Next intakeJanuary, March, May, July, September, October
Next intakeNot applicable
Become a data-driven decision maker
Learn to analyse, predict and recommend opportunities for business performance in specific business domains.
Choose from five electives to suit your career path
Our five functional electives can help accelerate your skills to suit marketing, supply chain, HR or management.
Gain a competitive advantage quicker
In as little as eight months, you can gain sophisticated analytical skills that you can apply to decision-making across a range of busness functions.
First qualification of its kind
Benefit from studying the only Graduate Certificate analytics program that focuses on building functional decision makers through problerm-solving.
Diagnose and evaluate business problems and opportunities
Critically analyse and sythesise various data from multiple sources to diagnose issues and identify, predict and recommend business solutions.
Develop and apply decision models and techniques
Know how to select and apply concepts and techniques in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to inform decisions and solve problems.
Recommend and communicate desicions for your business function
You'll learn to visualise and communicate findings and decisions to stakeholders, as well as justify the decisions behind them.
100% online and flexible
100% online, this leading industry program is designed to work around your lifestyle. No on-campus commitments and flexible learning.
Your online experience
The 100% online degree delivers a convenient online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and commitments. All lecture material and content is delivered directly to you, wherever you are.
The 100% online program means your learning – and graduation – is fast-tracked and focused. You can enrol in any one of our six, seven-week teaching periods each year.
You can view online resources and learning activities, access course materials via Canvas, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account anywhere, anytime.
Our online learning platform is purpose-built and brings authenticity to your learning experience, available using your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Coursework is delivered in an engaging way and easy to follow.
You will also have access to discussion boards, online forums, electronic assignment submission, the library and business journals.
Assessment is ongoing throughout the teaching period and includes essays, reports, presentations, case studies, quizzes and research projects.
Australian Student Visas
RMIT's online Graduate Diploma does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. Find out more about RMIT's on-campus programs.
- A bachelors degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution; or
- An alternate entry requirement. If you don't have the formal bachelors or higher qualification listed above, you will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV) if you have the following: at least five years full-time experience working in an analyst or management role in business, information technology or information systems with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating analysis and report writing.
- International or offshore students may need an IELTS score of 6.5 or above.
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 580 (TWE 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 92 (with minimum of 20 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you will be granted 48 credit points of exemption and may be eligible to continue your studies in the following masters programs.
Face to face masters programs:
Online masters programs:
If you are successful in gaining entry into the online masters programs, you will be granted 48 credit points of exemption and will be able to complete these online programs in 16 months of intensive part-time study.
Exemptions from this program will be assessed consistently with the principles of the RMIT Credit Policy.
For international or off-shore students, an IELTS score of 6.5 may be required.
2021 tuition fees are AUD$3,720 per course, totalling AUD$14,880 for 4 courses.
Fees apply to 2021 only.
Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.
See our fees page for more information.
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
Some students may be eligible to apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme.
Visit our HELP loans page for lots of useful information about eligibility, how to apply and payment. You can apply for FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in a program.
HELP loans are not available to international students.