Why study business analytics at La Trobe?

Highly ranked

Our business analytics teaching is ranked second in Australia.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2019, QS World University Rankings: Masters in Business Analytics Rankings 2019


La Trobe Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

We're in the top five per cent of business schools worldwide to have earned an AACSB accreditation for delivering excellence in every aspect of our work.

Most adaptable

Employers ranked La Trobe graduates the most innovative and adaptable in Victoria.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey

Career opportunities in business analytics

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study business analytics prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Data analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Business consultant
  • Asset investment analyst
  • Innovation consultant

Future employers

Potential employers of business analytics graduates include:

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Westpac Group
  • Microsoft
  • PwC Advisory Services
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Government departments

Staff Profile

Photo of Dr Kok-Leong Ong

The increased competition and global challenges faced by businesses have made a data-driven strategy more important than ever. These courses will provide the range of skills necessary to become a successful analytics professional. With a practice-focused curriculum and an emphasis on developing strong business acumen to complement data analysis skills, our graduates will be highly sought-after across a range of industries.*

Dr Kok-Leong Ong
Associate Professor, Program Director (Business Analytics),
La Trobe Business School
College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

*References made to graduate employment outcomes refer to data made available in 2019.

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