Quantitative Business Analysis

What can I do with my course in quantitative business analysis?

Careers in quantitative business analysis

As a quantitative Business Analysts you will use numerical techniques to analyse data to assist managers to make good business decisions.

You will utilise your skills in research, analysis and statistical modelling in areas such as econometrics, market research, business intelligence, applied investment analysis and financial modelling. Your skills will be valued in analyst roles in government and business.

You could use quantitative analysis in finance including evaluating the performance of a financial instrument, calculating option pricing or discounted cash flows and predicting events such as changes in share prices.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

You will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes to gain employment in quantitative business analysis:

  • Research, investigation and report writing skills
  • Strong numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to analyse and communicate complex financial and business data
  • Report writing skills
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information

Related roles include:

  • Business analyst
  • Information systems analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Political scientist
  • Economist
  • Statistician
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for quantitative business analysis at Graduate Careers Australia.

You can look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

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