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What will I learn?

Build on your professional experience in business systems and SAP, with VU's Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems).

In our postgraduate business diploma, you'll learn to implement and maintain enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems using SAP technology.

If you are interested in a career using SAP software, VU is the place to study for it. We have the most comprehensive postgraduate program in Australia, strong industry connections, and 24-hour online access to SAP.

For IT and computer science graduates, our diploma offers a bridge into a corporate profession. You’ll study business systems and SAP processes, including:

  • IT management
  • work systems
  • change management
  • accounting systems
  • customer relationship management.

The Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) offers a pathway to postgraduate ERP studies such as the Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems). It is designed for those who already have a base of significant relevant professional experience but do not yet have a postgraduate degree.


According to Accenture, there are more than 40,000 SAP professionals worldwide, with more roles requiring SAP expertise than any other systems integrator.

Our course prepares you for early career roles in ERP:

  • SAP-related fields
  • analytics
  • IT project management
  • business analysis.

Course structure

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) students will be required to complete 96 credit points (equivalent to 8 units) in total consisting of:

  • 84 credit points of core studies (equivalent to 7 units)
  • 12 credit points of elective studies (equivalent to 1 unit)

Students planning to continue onto Masters study are strongly recommended to take BMO6630, Business Research Methods as their elective unit.

Learning outcomes

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

1. Analyse and review theoretical approaches to achieve effective Enterprise Systems practice.

2. Justify and interpret theoretical concepts and related knowledge to think critically in the resolution of business problems in contemporary Enterprise Systems.

3. Critically apply cross disciplinary knowledge in creative decision making.

4. Demonstrate independent judgement in a range of technical or management functions in response to contemporary and future business challenges.

5. Evaluate the effectiveness of Enterprise and associated Information Systems in the support of complex management decision making.

6. Effectively communicate knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences.

7. Contribute consistently, with personal accountability for outputs in a dynamic 21st century work team, working in an ethical and socially responsible manner.

8. Analyse and evaluate research findings applicable to business environments.

Which department am I in?

College of Business



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$29,700.00 (16,08,884) per year
AUD $14,850 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2022, July 2022


VU Sydney Campus

160-166 Sussex Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$29,700.00 (16,08,884) per year
AUD $14,850 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2022, July 2022


City Flinders Campus

300 Flinders Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR

Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 79

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Victoria University

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  • Top 2% university globally (Times Higher Education 2021)
  • Revolutionary Block Model learning methods
  • VU ranked #1 nationally for Employability Skills
  • #3 in Australia for Learner Engagement (SES 2020)