Table A units of study: The University of Sydney Business School

Table A subject areas

The Business School website (sydney.edu.au/business/ugunits) contains the most up to date information on unit of study availability and other requirements. Timetabling information is available on this website (sydney.edu.au/business/timetable). Students should note that units of study are run subject to demand.

Business Analytics

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in Business Analytics, students complete:
(1) 6 credit points in junior units of study: BUSS1020* (or ECMT1010); and
(2) 12 credit points in compulsory senior units of study: QBUS2310 and QBUS2810; and
(3) 24 credit points in elective senior QBUS units of study (with a minimum of 12 credit points at 3000-level).
* For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, BUSS1020 (not ECMT1010) must be completed as it is a core unit for the degree.

Junior units of study

Compulsory unit of study for the major
BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    N ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015


This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce, combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    N ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
QBUS2310
Management Science
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015
N ECMT2620, ECMT2720
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS2810
Statistical Modelling for Business
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including (MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015)
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units for the major
QBUS2320
Methods of Decision Analysis
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015
N ECMT2630, ENGG1850, ECMT2730, CIVL3805
Semester 1
QBUS2330
Operations Management
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015
N ECMT2640
Semester 1
QBUS2350
Project Planning and Management
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015
N ECMT3640, CIVL3805
Semester 2
QBUS2820
Predictive Analytics
6    P QBUS2810 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
QBUS2830
Actuarial Data Analytics
6    A BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015
P QBUS2810
Semester 2
QBUS3310
Advanced Management Science
6    P QBUS2310 or ECMT2620
N ECMT3710, ECMT3610
Semester 1
QBUS3810
Actuarial Risk Analysis
6    P ECMT2110 or QBUS2810
N ECMT3180
Semester 1
QBUS3820
Data Mining and Data Analysis
6    P ECMT2110 or QBUS2810
Semester 2
QBUS3830
Advanced Analytics
6    P QBUS2810
Semester 1

Honours year units of study

For the award of the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) or any other non-Business School degree with Honours in Business Analytics, students complete an additional honours year of study comprising the following five honours units.
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
  
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4302
Business Analytics Honours A
12   

Prerequisites: Students will meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4303
Business Analytics Honours B
12    P BUSS4302


Prerequisites: Students will meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4004
Business Honours Thesis
12      Semester 1
Semester 2