Bachelor of Information Technology (Big Data and Analytics)

Federation University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092056M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Big data is utilised to make informed decisions in business.

Learning skills to identify, interpret and analyse data trends, makes our graduates job ready and in demand upon graduation.
Learn appropriate methods and tools that are applied to retrieve, transform, organise, visualise, and analyse data, and study areas such as information and data analysis, allowing you to discover and quantify patterns using statistics, statistical inference, regression analysis.

You may also complete the SAS® undergraduate joint certificate program (JCP) curriculum in data analytics and visualisation. SAS software gives you the tools and opportunity to excel in using and applying SAS technologies to solve real-world business problems. Achieving the JCP gives you a competitive advantage as you move into a career in data analytics.

In final year, you will undertake a project analysing large data sets. You may uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, customer preferences and other useful business information. Your analytical findings can lead to marketing that is more effective, new revenue opportunities, better customer service, improved operational efficiency, competitive advantages over rival organisations and other business benefits.

Career opportunities

  • Data scientist
  • Database administrator
  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • ICT consultant
  • Data analyst

Pathways from this course:

Satisfactory completion of this course can lead to the Bachelor of Science (Honours), as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
24,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Berwick Campus
72-100 Clyde Road
Melbourne Victoria 3806
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent; TOEFL iBT: 60-78 with minimums (Reading 8, Listening 7, Speaking 16, Writing 18); Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 42); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 162).

Address

Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
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