Information Systems

Study mode:Part-time Languages: English Duration:24 months
StudyQA ranking:292

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The Master of Information Systems is a vocationally and academically oriented program. The Master of Information Systems provides for graduates in programs other than computing to gain skills and knowledge in key areas of computing which relate to their needs and the needs of their profession or industry. It aims to produce graduates who are managers in IT departments.

Program objectives

The Master of Information Systems aims to produce graduates who are able to: .

  • demonstrate specific knowledge and skills in information technology which are relevant to their disciplines and careers

  • demonstrate understanding of a broad range of topics in information technology

  • design, manage and develop software systems in an effective manner

  • lead discussions relating to the computing aspects of their work-place

  • demonstrate skills in the analysis and determination of technological issues at management level

  • identify, analyse and solve problems in one or more areas of technology by selecting and using either quantitative or qualitative techniques appropriate to the resolution of technological problems

  • satisfy academic admission requirements for membership of relevant professional bodies

  • identify, interpret and evaluate major issues in a range of contemporary business information technology areas

  • apply acquired knowledge associated with the studies to work environments

  • articulate the principal theories, concepts and applications associated with relevant information technology area(s)

  • demonstrate ethical behaviour and act in accordance with the ethics of the profession.

CIS5100 Professional Skills for Information Systems
CIS5101 Management of Business Online
CIS5200 Professional Skills for Systems Analysis
CIS5205 Management of Information Security
CIS5302 Professional Skills for Business Analysis
CIS5308 Management of Information Technology Services
CIS8500 Applied Research for Information System Professionals
CIS8000 Global Information Systems Strategy
CIS8004 Enterprise Planning and Implementation
CIS8008 Business Intelligence
CIS8009 Management of Business Telecommunications
CIS8010 Information Systems Project Management
CIS8011 Digital Innovation
CIS8018 Strategic Information Security
CIS8100 Digital Enterprise
CIS8501 Applied Information Systems Research Project

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Information Systems, applicants are required to have a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent. Applicants must meet the University's English language requirements or have completed the University's ELICOS/EAP programs.Note: Applicants without an acceptable Bachelor degree and who have completed a minimum of five years professional work experience may be eligible for entry into a Graduate Certificate in Business and upon completion and achievement of a minimum GPA of 4.0, may apply for entry into the Master of Information Systems. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80


The Master of Information Systems program is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.

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