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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics


Faculty of Business and Economics



Students will be provided with advanced quantitative skills required to carry out statistical analysis in business, economics and finance. They will also develop skills to report on the findings of their quantitative analysis.


Students complete:

a. the following two units (12 points):

b. four of the following units (24 points):

  • ETF5231 Business forecasting
  • ETF5480 Optimisation for managers
  • ETF5500 Survey data analysis
  • ETF5650 Business optimisation skills
  • ETF5910 Introductory applied econometrics
  • ETF5952 Quantitative methods for risk analysis
  • ETF5922 Data visualisation and analytics
  • any other units offered in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics with approval from the course director, up to a maximum of two units (12 points).

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:

  • B6005 Master of Business

Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.