Why Study Analytics?
Transformational, cutting-edge field of study
Advanced analytics techniques and solutions are increasingly being used by industry to drive productivity, transform business and upgrade competitiveness. Owing to its ability to provide companies with smarter decision making tools, Advanced Analytics is emerging as ‘the career of choice’ for forward thinking, information technology graduates.
Big Data Opportunities
Big Data which refers to data sets that are too big to be handled using the existing database management tools, is emerging as a significant issue in many important applications i.e. business informatics, social networks, social media, genomics etc.
Big data presents an enormous challenge for database and data analytics research and it is imperative for researchers to find ways to connect big data with people in useful, streamlined ways.
The Advanced Analytics Institute offers exciting opportunities for researchers to develop innovative context-aware solutions to pressing big data problems.
The opportunity to learn from and network with world-class Analytics experts
Our academics are highly respected and much sought after for their valuable expertise both domestically and internationally. They have published many high impact papers in high profile journals and have been involved in collaborative projects across a broad range of areas including: bioinformatics, business analysis, social analysis, and media analysis. Our academics have links with leading organizations in all major domains to provide creative theories and innovative solutions to challenging business problems. A postgraduate degree in Analytics therefore puts you in ‘the driver’s seat’ to form valuable and lasting alliances with top-flight Analytics experts.
Fabulous career prospects for graduates
The demand for skilled analytics professionals with the ability to work in both traditional and emerging industries continues to grow. Analytics crosses a diverse and expanding range of industries from banking, e-commerce, education, finance, government, health, insurance, marketing, taxation, telecommunications and transport. In a knowledge driven economy, there is an ever increasing demand for graduates in this area. Accordingly, graduates of the Masters of Analytics (Research) and the PhD majoring in Analytics can be assured of a plethora of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities.
Flexibility in terms of research topics
Our postgraduate degrees in Analytics offer flexibility in the choice of research topics so that they may be closely aligned with students' career aspirations and market needs.
UTS is leading the analytics research and education in Australia with a practice-based, interdisciplinary and business-oriented learning, design and innovation approach. Our researchers link with leading organisations in all major domains and vendors to provide creative theories and innovative solutions to challenging business problems in the broad-based analytics area. AAI offers hands-on experience in advanced analytics across historical data, real-time information and future trends.