Informed, evidence-based decision-making is a guiding feature of businesses in today's data-driven world. Knowing how to understand, analyse and use data is crucial to the success of businesses across various industries.
If you're interested in enhancing your career possibilities by gaining specialised data analytical skills, the Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics at the University of Newcastle will equip you with the professional knowledge to understand and engage with data from diverse industry and business settings.
You'll focus on predictive data analysis, data processing and visualisation, developing analytical techniques used in business and decision-making.
Fundamental to a career in data analytics is an understanding of the legal frameworks that underpin the use of data in professional practice. This course will equip you with a detailed understanding of particular legislation around privacy, security, intellectual property, and social responsibility.
You'll also explore methods for developing analytical techniques used in business. Through visual explorations and formal analytical testing and modelling, you'll learn how to prepare real-world projects, define objectives and communicate data effectively to influence business decision-making and success.
Data analysts are highly sought after, working with senior management teams to discover ways to turn data insights into strategic goals, increase productivity and add value to businesses.