Table A - Business Analytics

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Honours in Business Analytics

Achievement of Honours in Business Analytics requires 48 of credit points from this table including:
(i) 48 credit points of 4000-level core units

Business Analytics major

Achievement of a major in Business Analytics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units.
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units.

Business Analytics minor

(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units.

Units of study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core
BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    N ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or MATH1115
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS1040
Foundations of Business Analytics
6    P BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH 1000-level units which must include MATH1905
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
QBUS2310
Management Science
6    P 2018 Commencing students: QBUS1040; 2018 continuing students: BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.
N ECMT2620
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS2810
Statistical Modelling for Business
6    A This unit relies on mathematical knowledge at the level of the Maths in Business program, including calculus and matrix algebra. Students who do not meet this requirement are strongly encouraged to acquire the needed mathematical skills prior to enrolling in this unit.
P 2018 Commencing students: QBUS1040; 2018 continuing students: BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS2820
Predictive Analytics
6    A This unit assumes mathematical knowledge at the level of the Maths in Business program (including calculus and matrix algebra) and basic computer programming skills at the level of QBUS2810.
P QBUS2810 or ECMT2110 or DATA2002
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core (major only)
QBUS3600
Business Analytics in Practice
6    P 2018 commencing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including QBUS2310, QBUS2810 and QBUS2820. 2018 continuing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including QBUS2310 and QBUS2810


This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the Business Analytics major.
Semester 2
Selective
QBUS3310
Advanced Management Science
6    P QBUS2310
N ECMT3610 or ECMT3710
Semester 1
QBUS3320
Supply Chain Management
6    P ECMT2640 or QBUS2330 or QBUS2350 or QBUS340 or QBUS3350
Semester 1
QBUS3330
Methods of Decision Analysis
6    P BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.
N QBUS2320; ECMT2630; ENGG1850; CIVL3805
Semester 2
QBUS3340
Operations Management
6    P BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.
N QBUS2330
Semester 1
QBUS3350
Project Planning and Management
6    A BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.
N QBUS2350
Semester 2
QBUS3820
Machine Learning and Data Mining in Business
6    P QBUS2810 or ECMT2110 or DATA2002
Semester 1
QBUS3830
Advanced Analytics
6    P QBUS2810 or DATA2002 or ECMT2110
Semester 2

4000-level units of study

Core
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
   P BUSS4001 AND 2 x Honours coursework units in the specialisation area ((BUSS4112 and BUSS4113) or (BUSS4212 and BUSS4213) or (BUSS4312 and BUSS4313) or (BUSS4412 and BUSS4413) or (BUSS4512 and BUSS4513) or (BUSS4612 and BUSS4613) or (BUSS4712 and BUSS4713) or (BUSS4812 and BUSS4813)).
C BUSS4104

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
Semester 1
BUSS4312
Business Analytics Honours A
6    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
C BUSS4001; BUSS4313
Semester 1
BUSS4313
Business Analytics Honours B
6    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
C BUSS4001: BUSS4312
Semester 1
BUSS4104
Business Honours Thesis
24    P BUSS4001 + 2 x Honours coursework units in the specialisation area
C BUSS4000
Semester 2