Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics

40 Credits (CIQ)

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics will help the learners understand the fundamentals and advanced features in analyzing big data. Business Analytics focuses on understanding the data generated by individual organisations, and how it can be used to improve business practices.

  • Get a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics from CIQ, UK.

  • CIQ is a professional awarding organization incorporated in the UK. 

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support.

  • Flexible Payment Scheme. No upfront payment, pay on module by module basis.

  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program in 40-80 Days based on learner's pace and time availability.

Course Module & Fee

Module Fee

$600 ($300 per module, total 2 modules)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$200 (on completion of both the modules)

Total Fees


Admission Requirement

English Language Proficiency

There is no formal entry requirement for this course, however a good standard of written and spoken English is required to study with us, but a formal language qualification (such as IELTS) is not necessary. Generally, your English simply needs to be sufficient to:

  • Use study materials, including online books, video and audio.

  • Complete the assessment requirement of the respective modules.

Why UniAthena?


At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.


With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.


Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.



Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Flexible Duration

3 - 6 Months



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What You Learn

Module 1

Data Analytics in Business Processes

Data Analytics in Business Processes

Duration: 21-40 Days

The module facilitates a better understanding of primary and secondary data affecting operational efficiency and various thought models to improve business decisions.

21-40 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 CIQ CREDITS

Module 2

Application of Business Analytics

Application of Business Analytics

Duration: 21-40 Days

This module helps to learn about Understanding analytical and technical tools that would help in understanding and analyzing big data.

21-40 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 CIQ CREDITS


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Partners of this Programme

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?


Calculate the Right Strategy

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics imparts knowledge and skills to examine data, identify patterns, choose opportunities with the highest potential of success, and calculate the strategy that would prove most fruitful for the business to succeed in the future. It makes it possible for you to pinpoint operational inefficiencies and respond to them accordingly.


Make Business more Agile

It teaches learners how to build models to predict the effect of changes and gives them a forecasting ability, which makes the business more agile and prepared for possible risks. As a result, you are able to make important decisions with more confidence, knowing that you can handle the risks and adjust the consequences.


Foster Good Customer Relationships

This course gives you an insight into your customers’ behavior, needs, and pain points. It also makes it possible for you to understand the public opinion of your company's brand, to follow the results of various marketing campaigns, and formulate a better marketing strategy to nurture long and fruitful relationships with customers.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:


Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Records of Achievements with Grade issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics program will be able to directly enroll for the program, as there is no pre-requisite for prior certifications. However, if they choose to progress to the MBA program, they should be able to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the MBA program.

Interested candidates must upload their Identity cards as a means to verify their identity.

Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of three units of the first chapter. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll in the program by paying the course fee.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading materials. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Yes, whenever a learner joins, s/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the student can reach out for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, learners can reach out to the Learners Experience Officer (

There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 60 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrolment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 60-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You need to rework only on the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You are required to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.

The course outlines and learning outcomes are given as downloadable documents on the webpage of the course and also in the assignment brief.

Once you have registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 40-80 Days. If you are unable to complete the course within 6 months, you may apply for an extension of 30 days by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 100.

The minimum duration of the course is 2 months though some exceptions may apply.