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Duration: 
2.5 years full time or longer for part time
Location: 
Delivery mode: 
Blended
Face to Face

Applications due 1 March 2018

Overview

Develop key skills for an executive-level career, complemented by expertise in SAP, with an MBA and Master of Business Analytics from VU.

Our Master of Business Analytics/Master of Business Administration will give you an edge in the competitive business world. You'll develop management and business knowledge, coupled with strong analytic skills and database management, extending your business career path.

Our double masters combines two of VU's strongest graduate business courses:

  • Our MBA is ranked in the Top Tier in CEO magazine's global rankings.
  • We are a world leader in SAP business-management software education, and one of the only universities offering courses at this level.

Our graduate program offers a solid foundation in high-level business, management and analytics, including:

  • human resource management
  • business analytics
  • strategic planning.

Develop technical expertise

We live in an era where information and data are central to business. SAP business software package is designed to integrate all areas of a business.

In our double masters, you'll develop advanced knowledge in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP), with optional extensions in specialised technical, process or application ERP areas.

Real business-world experience

We work with industry experts to incorporate recent developments in sustainability and global trends in business. You'll gain real-world experience developing strategic plans for organisations, honing your critical-thinking, problem-solving, and personal-leadership skills.

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Careers

Our Master of Business Analytics/Master of Business Administration opens a range of business career options at management level.

With sound knowledge in business, coupled with strong analytic skills and database management, you will be able to gain employment in:

  • financial institutions
  • healthcare organisations
  • database marketing/market research firms
  • retailers
  • consulting firms
  • analytic groups.

Salaries

Salaries for ICT business and system analysts in Australia are around A$95,000 (JobOutlook). 

Australian MBA graduates have the second highest MBA compensation (salary plus bonus) in the world at an average of A$115,600 (QS Jobs & Salary Trends).

 

Course structure

To attain the awards, Master of Business Analytics and Master of Business Administration, students will be required to complete 240 credit points consisting of:

  • 24 credit points Core Business units
  • 180 credit points Professional Core units
  • 12 credit points Capstone Research Project unit
  • 24 credit points Elective units

College Core Units

Business Analytics Professional Core Units

MBA Professional Core Units

Capstone Research Project Unit

Elective Units

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.

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

  1. Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective management strategies and use of Business Intelligence/Business Analytics to support operations and management practice;  
  2. Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to critically evaluate the resolution of business problems and recommend actions relevant to contemporary business settings;  
  3. Critically apply cross disciplinary knowledge in decision making with creativity for new contexts;  
  4. Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future professional management and business intelligence/analytics 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 drawing on Business Intelligence/Business Analytics Systems and associated Information Systems;  
  6. Communicate effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences including multi-disciplinary teams, diverse cultural communities and business and other professional organisations;  
  7. Exemplify initiative and leadership in a dynamic 21st century work environment, acting consistently, ethically and socially responsibly; and,  
  8. Plan and execute a substantial research based project or evidence-based capstone experience linked to contemporary sustainable, socially responsible and ethical management practices and/or Business Intelligence/Business Analytics Systems to generate and evaluate complex ideas.  

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.

Fees & scholarships

Fee type: Full-fee

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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.

  • Bachelor/Honours degree: Completion of an Australian Bachelor/Honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline
    PLUS
    a minimum of three years of relevant work experience.
    OR
    Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma degree (or equivalent) in Business, or Information Technology
    PLUS
    a minimum of three years of relevant work experience.
  • Mature: Applicants who do not have the required undergraduate degree are required to complete (enrol) in the Graduate Certificate in the same discipline.

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 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.

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