Analytics and business technology


The business world has been transformed by new technologies and the opportunities they present. Professionals who understand fast-advancing tech and who can offer data insights are highly sought after.

Explore your study options

Passionate about the business applications of artificial intelligence (AI), marketing technology (MarTech), digital transformation, analytics or cyber security? Choose from a variety of courses that give you the digital and soft skills to empower business decision making. Utilise our industry connections and build a career for the digital era.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, masters and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.


Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.

Analytics and business technology courses that will make you work ready

It's crucial that business professionals get the skills needed for future technology solutions. Are you ready for the career opportunities that digital transformation has created?

Be at the forefront of digital change

Our industry partners include IBM, Deloitte and PwC, ensuring what you learn is relevant today and into the future. With an emphasis on real-world learning, you’ll use the same tools as industry professionals and get hands-on experience translating data into creative business solutions.

Harness technologies for business innovation

Discover how to lead through digital change, introduce AI thinking to solve business challenges or use data insights to give organisations a competitive edge. Whichever path you choose, you'll gain practical commercial skills to solve complex business problems.

Professional recognition

Deakin’s Bachelor of Business Analytics, and Master of Business Analytics are accredited by the Australian Computer Society. This gives you international recognition as an industry professional, so you stand out to future employers.

Top professional roles in analytics and business technology

Business intelligence analysts, data analysts and scientists, and big data specialists are in the world's top 10 fastest growing jobs over the next five years, according to the World Economic Forum.^ Get ahead with Deakin – we’ll help you build your network within industry and the community.

  • Top 10 fastest growing jobs worldwide in the next five years^
  • 57,880 information and organisation professionals*
  • 26,783 management and organisation analysts*
  • 11,213 ICT business and systems analysts.*

Graduate with an employment advantage

Our partnership with the Australian Computer Society creates deep connections with industry, benefitting our students, courses and research through training and collaborations, guest lectures, policy development and more.

My lecturers were very informative, approachable and helpful. I liked how they interacted with us in class and went the extra mile to let us know the current trends in industry. They cared for our overall development.

Sonika Sharma

Master of Information Systems graduate; delivery manager, BUPA

World-class teaching experiences

Deakin’s industry-shaped courses and practical, real-world approach to learning will prepare you to be adaptable across the jobs of the future.

Industry partnerships

Deakin's programs have been developed in partnership with the biggest names in analytics. Components of our courses are delivered by analytics professionals in the form of practice modules, with partnerships including IBM, Microsoft, SAS, Accenture, Altis Consulting, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PBT Group and PwC.

Industry placements

Industry placements provide you with an opportunity to immerse yourself in a professional workplace, developing practical and job-ready skills that employers will regard highly. Develop professional networks while you study and open up a world of possibilities.

Industry-standard tools

Thanks to our industry partnerships, you learn on the same technologies used by industry. You’ll graduate with the experience needed to use internationally recognised business intelligence and state-of-the-art analytics tools.

International experience

Connect with the world through study tours, short-term partner programs and international internships. Study abroad at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore or Technical University Munich in Germany, or take a study tour or short-term program in Europe, the UK, North or South America.

Want to explore more?

If you're dreaming of an exciting and rewarding career in analytics and business technology, we'll help get you there.

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^World Economic Forum: The Future of Jobs Report 2023
*Australian Government employment projections for 2033, 2023

Deakin references data from a range of government, higher education and reputable media sources. For more information, visit our list of sources.

Contact us

Got a question about our analytics and business technology courses? Our expert advisers are available to speak to you about your study options and how we can help you further your career.

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