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

The University of Sydney Business School subject areas

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Quantitative Business Analysis

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in Quantitative Business Analysis, students complete:
(i) 6 credit points in junior units of study: BUSS1020* (or ECMT1010);
(ii) 12 credit points in compulsory senior units of study: QBUS2310 and QBUS2810; and
(ii) 24 credit points in elective senior QBUS units of study.
* For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, BUSS1020 is completed as a core unit for the degree. Students complete this unit rather than the ECMT alternative.

Junior units of study

Compulsory unit of study for the major
BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    N ECMT1010, ECOF1010, MATH1005, MATH1905, MATH1015, STAT1021, ENVX1001


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

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
QBUS2310
Management Science
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
N ECMT2720, ECMT2620
Semester 2
QBUS2810
Statistical Modelling for Business
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Elective units for the major
BUSS2100
Business Placement A (Internship)
6    P For Bachelor of Commerce (and all combined courses administered by the Business School): 48 credit points, including 5 x junior core units; For Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies): 48 credit points, including 2 junior core units.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employment Relations Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au
Int February
Int July
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS2320
Methods of Decision Analysis
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
N ECMT2730, ECMT2630, ENGG1850, CIVL3805
Semester 1
QBUS2330
Operations Management
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
N ECMT2640
Semester 1
QBUS2350
Project Planning and Management
6    P BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
N CIVL3805, ECMT3640
Semester 2
QBUS2820
Predictive Analytics
6    P QBUS2810 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
QBUS3310
Advanced Management Science
6    P QBUS2310 or ECMT2620
N ECMT3610, ECMT3710
Semester 1
QBUS3320
Supply Chain Management
6    P ECMT2640 or QBUS2330
Semester 1
QBUS3810
Business 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
Note: Students must have approval from the Discipline of Business Analytics to count BUSS2100 towards a major.

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 Quantitative Business Analysis, 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    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4002
Business Honours Specialisation A
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4003
Business Honours Specialisation B
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4004
Business Honours Thesis
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2