Master of Decision Analytics

Apply Analytic Solutions to Real-World Operational & Strategic Issues

The increasing amount of available data combined with a pressing desire to stay at the forefront of competition has prompted organisations to focus on using analytics to drive strategic business decisions. Business analytics allows managers to understand the dynamics of their business, anticipate market shifts, and manage risks.  

The Master of Decision Analytics at UNSW Canberra is designed to meet the growing demand for information analysis across various sectors. In this course, you will develop a high-level understanding of the principles and practices of decision analytics and acquire qualitative and quantitative decision-making tools for analysing and making decisions in complex operational environments.  

This course is suited to individuals who want to improve processes, systems and outcomes in their workplace through data analysis, and to enrich and extend their career paths by becoming an expert in analytics techniques.  

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You can find more information on this degree on the UNSW Handbook.

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Students undertaking the Master of Decision Analytics are required to complete 8 course (48 Units of Credit). Students must complete four core courses (24UOC) and four elective courses (24 UOC) including a 12 UOC research project.  

Students may, with the approval of the postgraduate coordinator, take up two courses (12 UOC) from other coursework programs.  

*Please Note: Program rules are subject to change, students need to follow the program rules set out in the UNSW Handbook of the year they were admitted into the program.

Core Semester 1 - 2023 Semester 2 - 2023
Evidence-based Decision Making Distance Mode Not Offered
Capability Option Analysis Not Offered Distance Mode
Decision Making Analytics Distance Mode Not Offered
Simulation Not Offered Distance Mode


Electives Semester 1 - 2023 Semester 2 - 2023
ZEIT8034 Advanced Test and Evaluation Techniques Not Offered Distance Mode
ZEIT8303 Project Management Body of Knowledge Distance Mode Distance Mode
ZEIT8305 System Thinking and Modelling Distance Mode Not Offered
ZEIT8413 Simulation Application Distance Mode Not Offered
ZEIT8416 Research Practices for Operations Analysis Not Offered Not Offered


Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for entry requirements.   

If you have successfully completed approved professional development courses, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning towards future study. 

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