Course location

4 trimesters of study

Course code


March, July & November

Course fee (2020)
A$3,075 per unit (16 units required for course completion)

This course provides an information systems perspective to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, with an emphasis on SAP R/3.

Develop the computing and business skills necessary to support the implementation and maintenance of ERP systems and gain an understanding of the strategic implications these systems have on a business.

You'll learn on the latest SAP solutions which include:

  • business information warehouse
  • business objects
  • business intelligence
  • customer relationship management
  • advance planner and optimiser
  • solution manager and
  • netweaver components.

The University has strong links with the ERP industry and is a leader in SAP education, offering one of the most comprehensive ERP and Business Analytics programs in the world.



Graduates of Victoria University’s Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) are highly sought-after in the ERP/SAP industry. You’ll gain hands-on experience and learn from teachers who are experts in their field.

Job titles

  • Senior and leadership roles in ICT
  • ERP analyst
  • Business software manager
  • Business analyst
  • SAP business consultant

Organisations employing Master of Business ERP graduates

Our graduates have gained employment in some of Australia's top organisations including Accenture Australia, Linfox, IBM and Australia Post.


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

Employment rates

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

Course structure

View the Master of Business (ERP Systems) course structure for detailed information, including the recommended order to take the following units of study:

Core units

  • Management of Information Technology
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Work and Organisation Systems
  • Business Research Methods
  • Computerised Accounting in an ERP System
  • Business Process Engineering
  • Business Analytics
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Executive and Mobile Computing
  • Organisation Change Management

Research units

Students can choose between:

  • Business Research Proposal and Business Research Thesis; or
  • Business Research Project plus two elective units.

Elective units

  • Business Statistics
  • HR Information Systems
  • Planning and Control Through ERP
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • ERP Applications
  • Strategic Use of an ERP Systems
  • Business Intelligence Systems

Entry requirements

English language requirements

You must provide evidence that you have completed an approved English language test, and achieved the result as described below.

  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score 79 (section scores no less than: Listening 19, Speaking 19, Reading 18, Writing 22)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score 58-64 (no section score less than 50)
  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 58
  • VU English - University Preparation UPU (Undergraduate): Achieved
  • English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)- EAP 2 (advanced): A grade.

Recognition of prior English language studies

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption. Check our guide to English language requirements to find out if you qualify.

Students who don't meet the English language requirements may choose to undertake an intensive English course at the English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS).

Academic requirements

Entry into the Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning) requires you to have completed:

  • an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR
  • an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline PLUS
  • IELTS (or equivalent), with an overall score of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking).

Your eligibility will be assessed when we receive your complete application.

Admission requirements in your country

Find out if you meet the minimum academic (international qualification) requirements to be eligible to apply for this course by reviewing the  academic entry requirements listed by country.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over to be eligible to apply for this course.

Credit for skills & past study

If you've completed study with another university or institution and believe you're 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.

Apply for this course

Submit an application to study this course at VU Sydney.

Please note that all tuition fees are subject to an annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year. This increase will be reflected in invoicing issued to you. This annual increase in fees is covered as part of the agreed terms and conditions of your Letter of Offer.