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Intakes: 
2018: March, July and November
Duration: 
1.5 years
Location: 
Fees: 
2018: A$12,900 per semester

We are currently accepting applications for this course

Overview

Achieve a lucrative position as a SAP specialist in the growing world of digital-resource management, with our world-class Master of Enterprise Resource Planning Management.

Our program gives you specialised and sought-after expertise. It is highly valued in the industry, as the only course at this level in Australia. We have strong industry connections, offering real-world experience and networking opportunities.

During your study, you’ll develop practical, up-to-date knowledge of SAP software. We offer hands-on experience and online access to SAP programs.

If you already work with SAP systems, our masters degree will help you to achieve the next level in your career. For IT and computer science graduates, it is the perfect bridge into a corporate profession.

Take your next step into one of the many exciting organisations that rely on SAP/ERP solutions.

Read about VU's world-class SAP education.

With our masters program, you will gain the skill set to advance your career in a number of ERP/SAP roles.

This course provides opportunities for:

  • IT, information systems and computer science graduates looking to work in corporate ERP/SAP organisations
  • technology analysts looking to move into business analytics
  • business analysts looking to move to a SAP-based organisation
  • SAP professionals looking to expand their career opportunities.

With VU’s Master of Enterprise Resource Planning Management, you will learn how to apply the latest business and technology trends to real-world problems.

We have strong industry partnerships – including with Linfox and SAP. Our lecturers work in the field, and have ideal expertise and networks.

You’ll have the opportunity to work in global and domestic organisations in SAP-related fields. We also offer a chance to practise roles in analytics, business intelligence or other ERP positions.

Through our course, you’ll develop the computing and business skills needed to implement and maintain ERP systems. More importantly, you’ll understand the how these systems affect and support business.

Our current SAP project-partner organisations are multibillion dollar companies:

  • AusNet services - owners and operators of the Victorian electricity transmission network
  • O-I Glass - the world's leading glass container manufacturer.

VU's course delivery extends to Malaysia, Singapore and India, giving our students an international career network:

  • The Singapore government has sponsored more than 400 students to study VU's SAP-related subjects in Singapore.
  • Victoria University was the first foreign university to partner with a university in India to offer its courses.

VU has been awarded a SAP Next-Gen Lab - a SAP initiative for universities that connects students, researchers, and startups with SAP customers and partners to develop new technology innovations.

This is the only lab of its kind in Australia.

The SAP Next-Gen Lab offers opportunities for industry collaboration with SAP’s 365,000 customers across 25 industries in 180 countries.

SAP Next-Gen Lab advantages include:

  • new channels to collaborate with thought leaders in academia and industry
  • information and skills for the digital future
  • connections to companies that recruit graduates who have digital-transformation knowledge and skills
  • the opportunity to share innovative ideas with relevant corporations.

Our graduate business college has its campus in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, making it easy for you to study, even if you’re working fulltime. Many of our post-graduate students are already immersed in a career, and we make it our job to create a study environment that suits them well.

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Careers in ERP and SAP

In an era where information and data are central to business, our Master of Enterprise Resource Planning Management gives you the knowledge you need to succeed.

According to Accenture, there are more than 40,000 SAP professionals working worldwide on SAP digital-integration programs. There are more roles in which SAP expertise is required than roles with any other systems integrator.

By completing this course, you’ll gain a competitive advantage for senior roles in ICT and ERP. Industries where ERP/SAP skills are used include:

  • construction
  • customer relationship management
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • marketing
  • sporting industries
  • tourism.

The Australian average salary for ICT Business and Systems Analysts is $95,000 (JobOutlook).

Course structure

To attain the Master of Enterprise Resources Planning Management, students will be required to complete 144 credit points consisting of:

  • 24 credit points business core units:
  • 84 credit points professional core units
  • 36 credit points research units

RESEARCH OPTION 1

  • 12 credit points business research project; and,
  • 24 credit points elective units. Students to select units from any College of Business Post Graduate Course (subject to availability). Please check any pre-requisite requirements prior to enrolling.

RESEARCH OPTION 2

  • 12 credit points business research proposal; and,
  • 24 credit points business research thesis.

Core Units

Research Units

OPTION 1

24 credit points elective units. Students to select units from any College of Business Post Graduate Course (subject to availability). Please check any pre-requisite requirements prior to enrolling.

Or

OPTION 2

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and apply them to the operational and management domains of Enterprise Systems;  
  2. Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to resolve business problems and make recommendations in contemporary Enterprise Systems;  
  3. Critically apply cross-disciplinary knowledge with creativity in decision making supporting the selection, implementation and use of Enterprise Systems;  
  4. Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future business challenges;  
  5. Work as a reflective practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry- specific investigations to resolve complex professional problems and inform management decision-making and how Enterprise Systems and associated Information Systems can support this decision making;  
  6. Communicate effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences including multi-disciplinary teams, diverse cultural communities and business and other professional organisations;  
  7. Plan and execute a substantial research based project or evidence-based capstone experience linked to an Enterprise Resource Planning System to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at abstract and practical levels;  
  8. Exemplify initiative and inspirational leadership in a dynamic 21st century work environment, acting consistently, ethically and socially responsibly.  

What's a unit?

A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.

Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take, and optional \'elective\' units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.

Credits

Each unit is worth a set amount of study credits based on the amount of time you study. Generally, 1 credit is equal to 1 hour of study per week.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. We also encourage you to explore our study pathways to help you reach your goal.

Entry Requirements

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline
OR
Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline
PLUS
IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)

Find out if you meet the entry requirements, including English language and academic requirements.

There are many ways you can start your education journey at VU. Pathways offer an easy transition between courses at different levels, so that you can start with a certificate and progress right through to postgraduate study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

If you have completed any of the following course(s), you will be guaranteed a place in this degree. In some cases you may receive credit for your previous study, reducing the time it takes to complete your course.

Professional Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP Advanced Business Application Programming)

Lithan Academy, Singapore

You will be credited for up to 72 credit points of study.

Professional Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP Financial Accounting)

Lithan Academy, Singapore

You will be credited for up to 72 credit points of study.

Professional Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP Human Capital Management)

Lithan Academy, Singapore

You will be credited for up to 72 credit points of study.

Professional Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP Materials Management)

Lithan Academy, Singapore

You will be credited for up to 72 credit points of study.

Professional Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP Sales and Distribution)

Lithan Academy, Singapore

You will be credited for up to 72 credit points of study.

If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.

Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator or academic adviser.

How to apply

We are currently accepting applications for this course.

Methods of applying:

International students can apply directly to Victoria University using our online application system, or apply through an education agent.

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Information and fees listed above are for non-resident students. Fees are accurate at the time of viewing and will be subject to annual increases. Some courses require students to purchase equipment or clothing that they will need in the course. These equipment or clothing costs are not included in the course fees listed above and we recommend that you confirm these costs with the relevant college.

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