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Business Analytics in Practice - QBUS3600

This capstone unit bridges the gap between theory and practice by integrating knowledge and consolidating key skills developed across the Business Analytics major. The problem-based approach to learning in this unit offers vital tools and techniques for business decision makers in the big data era through the use of very large and rich data sources. The unit casts the knowledge of statistical learning in modern machine learning context and exposes business students to a range of state-of-the-art machine learning topics with the emphasis on applications involving the analysis of business data. Machine Learning is a fundamental aspect of business analytics that automates analytical modelling and decision making. Students ensure their career-readiness by demonstrating their ability to apply concepts, theories, methodologies, and programming skills to authentic problems and challenges faced in the field of business analytics.

1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial per week

individual assignment (30%), group project (30%), final exam (40%)

Additional information
This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the Business Analytics major.


Student commencing from 2018: 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


Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Business Analytics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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