MASTER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS - CRICOS CODE – 053023K
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES & OVERVIEW
The Master of Information Systems is designed specifically to attract graduates that do not necessarily have a background in information technology and need to learn more about the utilisation of information technology in business environments. The main focus of the Master of Information Systems is to provide a state-of-the-art program that considers modern principles and theories of computing together with the practical applications of information technology. The Master of Information Systems examines both the organisational and technological issues that are needed for the analysis and design of business information systems with a strong emphasis on electronic commerce.
The Master of Information Systems aims to provide students with the appropriate knowledge, skills and values to be effective in modern business environments.
On completion of this program you should be able to:
understand the different types of information technology tools and their applications;
manage the impact of technology in organisations;
understand the role of technology in managing knowledge and information;
critically evaluate currently existing technology systems and new developments;
become familiar with the latest developments in information technology;
understand the organisational settings in which information systems are used;
recognise the threats and opportunities of technology in business;
show an awareness of ethics and social implications of their interest area; and
understand the role of modern information systems in society and business.
Students from the Master of Information Systems will be well prepared for careers as: information systems developer, system analyst managers, system designers, information manager, electronic commerce managers, database administrators, consultants, and company managers.
Students may be admitted on completion of Australian Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline. No advanced standing, credit transfer or exemption will be granted on the basis of any overseas qualification (for other qualifications, up to 8 course).
Required proficiency in English – Overall IE TS band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
This program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.
FEES AUD 8,000 per semester PROGRAM DURATION 2 years or 4 semesters PROGRAM STRUCTURE
The program consists of 16 course that provide practical and theoretical skills in information systems.
Year 1 Semester 1 ITECH5900 ITECH5001 ITECH5005 ITECH5004
Introduction to Computing Communication and Technology Business Information Systems Introduction to Multimedia
Semester 2 ITECH5006 ITECH6106 ITECH7211 ITECH7203
Database Management Systems Web Page and Multimedia Design Electronic Commerce 1 Professional Development
Year 2 Semester 3 ITECH7601 ITECH7212 ITECH6502
IT Project Management Electronic Commerce 2 Data Communication Management Business or Computing elective
Semester 4 ITECH7606 ITECH6501
Electronic Commerce Management Principles of Software Engineering Business or Computing elective Business or Computing elective (or ITECH7602) - Project
As they are subject to staff availability, there is no guarantee that every course will be offered in any particular semester.
All courses are subject to change through the processes of regular program revision.