VU India


Multiple intakes: six-week
semesters/teaching periods

Course Duration


campus - branch


Flexible teaching timetable based on consecutive six (6) week teaching periods. full-time students typically take 2 units, and part-time students typically take 1 unit, per teaching period. This enables part-time students to progress at the pace they desire, and full-time students to complete the course quickly.

Students will be enrolled in both the VU Master of Business Analytics (Professional) and the GNU Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics. Students are required to successfully complete the assessment requirements of both courses.

Master of Business Analytics (Professional) #

This course is designed to appeal to a wide span of disciplines. The traditional IT/IS fields have evolved with the rapid deployment of ERP suites that now encompass all functions in large organisations.

The course provides several opportunities for the following applicants:

  • The technology bachelor graduate (Information Technology/Information Systems/Computer Science) who wishes to gain a foothold in corporate ERP/SAP organisations.
  • The technology analyst who wishes to transition to a business analytics role.
  • The business analyst (non-SAP organisation) who wishes to transition to a SAP-based organisation.
  • The business person (SAP organisation) who wishes to obtain career advancement via a SAP role.


The course will position graduates to access the world of work as business analysts with employment in:

  • Global and domestic organisations either in direct SAP-related fields or more widespread functional roles.
  • Specialised bodies of knowledge in analytics or business intelligence roles or other ERP areas.
  • SAP business intelligence administration roles.
  • SAP process roles in which business analytics roles are required including business analysis, information prediction and financial, logistics, human resources, and supply chain analysis.


Units and Electives

The Master of Business Analytics (Professional) is a sixteen (16) unit, 192 credit point course with the following structure:

  • Two (2) Foundation units (24 credit points)
  • Four (4) Non-Cognate units (48 credit points)
  • Seven (7) Specialisation units (84 credit points)
  • One (1) Research unit (12 credit points) (Capstone unit)
  • Two (2) Elective units (24 credit points)

Credit Exemption

Students who enter with an approved degree in a cognate discipline may receive Credit Exemption for the four (4) Non-Cognate units listed below and are required to complete the remaining twelve (12) units (144 credit points), listed below, to be eligible for the award. Foundation Units

  • BCO6672 The Information Systems Professional (12 credit points)
  • BMO6630 Business Research Methods (12 credit points)

Non-Cognate Units

Specialisation Units

Research Unit

Elective Units

Admission Requirements

Academic requirement

Entry into this master’s degree requires you to have completed:

  • An approved degree equivalent to an Australian undergraduate (Bachelor) degree.
English language requirements

You must provide evidence that you have completed an approved bachelor degree taught and examined in English; or have completed an approved English language test, and achieved the result as described below:


English language examination methodResult
IELTS academic test: an overall score6.5 (no band below 6.0)
TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT)79 (overall score) (section score no less than Listening 19, Speaking 19, Reading 18, Writing 22)
Pearson Test of English (PTE)Overall score (with no section score less than): 58 – 64 (50)
University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE)Total score of 58


If you have completed a qualification in which English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption. Your eligibility will be assessed when we receive your complete application.

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