Advanced Certificate in BIDA

Advanced Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Duration 2 years part-time
Location Hybrid
Professional Work Experience 3 or more years
Intakes August

The program is ideal for mid-career professionals and is designed to help meet the expanding needs for data scientists who are skilled in the utilisation of a unique blend of science, art and business. It combines a comprehensive business intelligence, data analytics and management curriculum with an industry-based Data Analytics Capstone Project, delivering valuable career experience, theory and knowledge all in one.

With our asynchronous, anytime and anywhere delivery model, you don’t need to leave your current job or relocate to our Adelaide campus for your graduate studies. A subset of courses from the certificate will also be available as regular in-class courses and students will have the option of attending regular lectures on campus in Adelaide.

The program also offers a pathway for further learning in the Master of Science in Information Technology – Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (MSIT-BIDA) program.

Degree Structure

The program requires 96 units: 66 units of core courses and 30 units of elective courses. 

For successful completion, you must complete the requisite coursework and achieve a cumulative quality point average (QPA) of at least 3.0.

Elective Courses

The electives below represent a selection of those that have been offered in the past. It is provided in order to give an indication of the type of electives that may be available in the future. However, this part of the syllabus is constantly evolving and students need to be guided by the list of the current electives shown in the course schedule. Elective courses will be offered in a variety of areas related to the technology and business of information and communication technology.

Code Course Units
95-774 Business Process Modeling 6
94-803 Consulting Lab 6
95-702 Distributed Systems 12
95-710 Economic Analysis 6
94-810 Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Systems 6
95-737 NoSQL Database Management 6
91-843 Power And Influence 6

Entry Requirements

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Fees and Scholarships

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