Course essentials

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VU course code:
BMDA
Study mode:
Part Time, Full Time
Location:
Delivery mode:
Blended
Face to Face
Duration:
2.5 years full time or longer for part time

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

Our 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.

In just 2.5 years of full-time study you can graduate with a double masters degree.

World-class ERP program

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.

Industry & international connections

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 have work experience that includes SAP, enriching the learning experience for all.

Postgraduate research at VU

Find out about postgraduate studies at VU. Discover our research project areas.

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Direct applications due 1 March 2018.

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Careers in business analytics & ERP

You can 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).

Salaries

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

Course objectives

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.  

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.

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Credits

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Fees & scholarships

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Admission & pathways

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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.
    OR
    Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma degree (or equivalent) in Business or Information Technology.
  • Mature: Applicants who do not have the required undergraduate degree are required to complete (enrol) in the Graduate Diploma 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.

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

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