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What will I learn?

Launch a rewarding career in business analytics – combining your ICT skills with business knowledge and SAP systems expertise.

Victoria University is a world leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP) education. We offer an internationally respected and comprehensive business-analytics courses.

Our links with the ERP industry are what sets us apart. You’ll have access to the latest business-analytics developments, and real-world experience.

You’ll graduate with expertise in managing the following:

  • business processes
  • supply chains
  • workplace change
  • customer relationships.

During your study, you’ll also have 24-hour access to SAP systems. You’ll develop practical skills in:

  • programming
  • implementation
  • configuration
  • administration.

When you graduate, our strong ties with industry through partners and alumni will be your stepping stone towards a rewarding career.

Careers

We live in an era where information and data are central to business. Our masters in business analytics – with its SAP component – gives you the knowledge needed to succeed.

Our course prepares you for the following roles:

  • SAP-related fields
  • analytics
  • business intelligence
  • business analysis
  • information prediction
  • financial, logistics, HR, and supply-chain analysis.

Course structure

To attain the Master of Business Analytics, students will be required to complete 144 credit points consisting of:

  • 36 credit points research units

RESEARCH OPTION 1

  • 12 credit points business research project; 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.
  • RESEARCH OPTION 2

  • 12 credit points business research proposal; and,
  • 24 credit points business research thesis.
  • Learning outcomes

    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 Business Intelligence/Business Analytics to support operations and management practice.

    2. Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to resolve business problems and make recommendations in contemporary Business Intelligence/Business Analytics Systems.

    3. Critically apply cross-disciplinary knowledge in decision making associated with the selection, implementation and use of Business Intelligence/Business Analytics System for emerging contexts.

    4. Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future business Intelligence/business analytics challenges.

    5. Work as a reflective practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry- specific investigations to resolve complex professional problems and inform decision-making drawing on Business Intelligence/Business Analytics Systems and associated Information Systems.

    Which department am I in?

    College of Business

    CRICOS

    084110K

    Study options

    Full Time (1.5 years)

    Tuition fees
    A$29,700.00 (15,96,774) per year
    AUD $14,850 per semester

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

    Start date

    July 2022, November 2022

    Venue

    City Flinders Campus

    300 Flinders Street,

    MELBOURNE,

    Victoria,

    3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

    Entry requirements

    For students from United States

    Entry into a master’s degree requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree, honours degree or graduate diploma. English language requirements: IELTS (academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Test score of 79. Section score no less than: Listening: 19, speaking: 19, Reading: 18, writing: 22; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (with 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.

    For international students

    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

    English language requirements

    IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)

    TOEFL Internet: Test score of 79

    Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (with 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.

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    About Victoria University

    With over 100 years of educational prestige, Victoria University has earned its spot in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

    • 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)