Graduate Diploma of Information Systems
Course summary for current students
|Year||2018 course information|
|Award granted ||Graduate Diploma of Information Systems|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||052315F|
|Deakin course code||M622|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.|
Looking to start studying in 2017? View our Graduate Diploma of Information Systems and apply to start this year.
Please note: Students commencing in Trimester 2 cannot complete this course in one year.
Combine your passions for new technology and business when you study information systems (IS) at Deakin. You’ll get skills in project management and learn about eBusiness principles, relational database management, data warehousing, and big data analysis. Job prospects are booming, with IS professionals in demand around the world.
The course also serves as a foundation for advanced studies via Deakin’s Master of Information Systems.
Indicative student workload
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome ||Course Learning Outcome |
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities ||Demonstrate advanced knowledge needed to perform duties as a highly skilled information systems professional within an organisation or social setting. |
|Communication ||Effectively transmit models, frameworks and management theory to both specialists and non-specialists. |
|Digital literacy ||Professionally apply advanced information application skills relative to information systems settings. |
|Critical thinking ||Apply critical thinking relative to complex information systems settings. |
|Problem solving ||Formulate and recommend well developed solutions based on organisational needs and a critical evaluation of alternatives. |
|Self-management ||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award. |
|Teamwork ||Work collaboratively in teams to produce and share advanced solutions to complex information systems problems. |
|Global citizenship ||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award. |
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To complete the Graduate Diploma of Information Systems, students must attain a total of 8 credit points of core units and one zero credit point academic induction unit.
|MIS070||Academic Induction for Postgraduate Information Systems (0cp)|
|MIS701||Business Requirements Analysis |
|MIS761||Enterprise Information Management |
|MIS741||Analysing the Impact of Digital Business |
^MIS770A and MPM701A are a Start Anytime units.