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Next intake: 
16 July 2018
Duration: 
2.5 years full time or longer for part time
Location: 
Delivery mode: 
Blended
Face to Face

Applications for next intake due 8 July 2018

Overview

Become an industry leader in enterprise resource management planning (ERP) systems and SAP with our double masters degree.

The Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)/Master of Business Analytics will help you increase your knowledge of:

  • enterprise resource planning (ERP) system processes
  • SAP application
  • business and predictive analytics.

You’ll develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, business analytics, creativity and personal leadership.

With just two and a half years of full-time study you'll graduate with a double masters degree.

Read about VU's world-class SAP education.

We offer an internationally recognised, comprehensive masters program and the only ERP course at this level in Australia.

With the in-demand skills needed to implement and maintain ERP systems, many of our graduates have gone on to careers in large organisations such as Accenture, Australia Post and IBM.

We have strong industry partnerships including with Linfox and SAP and you'll have the opportunity for industry experience in SAP-related fields.

Our extensive international network includes partners in China, Singapore, Malaysia, India and France. Many of our local and international students also have work experience that includes SAP, enriching the learning experience for all.

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Careers in business analytics & ERP

When you gradaute you'll be able to work in ERP, business analytics and SAP process roles including:

  • senior and leadership roles in ICT
  • ERP analyst
  • business analyst
  • business intelligence
  • information prediction
  • financial, logistics, human resources and supply chain analysis.

Employment for ICT Managers is expected to grow very strongly over the next five years (Job Outlook).

The average annual earnings of ICT Managers in Australia is A$104,000 (Job Outlook(external link)).

Course structure

To attain the awards, Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) and Master of Business Analytics, students will be required to complete 240 credit points consisting of:

  • 84 credit points Core Business units
  • 120 credit points Professional Core units
  • 12 credit points Capstone Research Project unit; 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.

College Core Units

ERP Professional Core Units

Business Analytics 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 use of Enterprise Systems and Business Intelligence 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 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 and Business Intelligence 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 on how Business Intelligence/Business Analytics 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 or Business Intelligence/Business Analytics Systems to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at abstract and practical levels; and,  
  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.

Fees & scholarships

Fee type: Full-fee

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re a Commonwealth supported student or full-fee paying.

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  1. Select which units you’d like to study.
  2. Look up the individual unit costs in the higher education unit of study fees list.
  3. Add up the relevant amounts.

Scholarships & assistance

Apply for a scholarship to help with your study costs.

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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.

  • Mature: 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
    OR
    Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate (in the same discipline) based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

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.

How to apply

Before you apply

Before applying, you should consider whether you also want to apply for:

  • Special admission programs: Depending on your life circumstances you may be eligible for special consideration of your application.
  • Advanced standing: If you have significant experience or studies elsewhere you may be eligible for credit for some units of your course and not have to undertake them.

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