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Study MBA (Global) and Science (Data Analytics)
Around the world, data analytics is increasingly utilised to inform and drive business decisions at an operational and strategic level in a broad range of industries such as finance, health and medicine, general sciences, cybersecurity, defence and agriculture.
Driven by the changing requirements of businesses and government and the skills gap for employees with both business and data analytics qualifications, the University of Newcastle has introduced the Master of Business Administration (Global) and Master of Science (Data Analytics) combined degree.
This programme will provide you with the essential knowledge and professional skills to understand and employ appropriate analytics on big data generated from different business processes, across different types of organisations and industries.
Why study with us?
Unique double degree – gain two master’s degrees in two years with intensive, practical education to prepare you for a career in a high growth industry.
Opportunity to make strong industry connections – by studying in the heart of Sydney, not only will you have a strong connection to the city, but you will also be intrinsically connected to our strong business industry networks. Our highly qualified teaching staff are the direct brokers to this local and national industry, which allows you to make real connections that translate into tangible employment opportunities.
Unique international experiences – you will embark on an international study tour that will enable you to develop your cultural competency and provide context to global issues. You will also gain work experience and build employability skills through a blend of theory and active learning with a compulsory data analytics project course.
Diverse career opportunities – develop broad knowledge in business and technical skills in the highly sought-after area of data analytics, optimising the breadth of your career opportunities.
Learn from industry experts – this programme has been developed by business and data analytics experts in consultation with the industry, so you’ll be equipped with the latest skills to deliver global workplace challenges.
What you will study
You’ll develop a global mindset through an in-depth understanding of business globalisation and its complex effect on stakeholders, societies and economies. You’ll also gain the ability to model real-world situations, to think abstractly and to manipulate, analyse and interpret data.
Enhance your interpersonal skills and learn how to effectively communicate information and insights extracted from data and how to conduct business across countries, cultures and contexts supported by data-driven decision-making strategies. With integrated industry engagement throughout the course, you will be provided with important business networking opportunities that expose you to experiences while you study, which could lead to remarkable workplace prospects on graduation.
Your core studies will focus on the following areas:
Globalisation and Business
Global Financial Management
Managing Across Cultures
Data Wrangling and Visualisation
Data Analytics for Business Intelligence