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Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Systems

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Information Technology / Master of Information Systems
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code049695D
Deakin course codeD751

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.

Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Systems is a combined degree which provides a balance of theoretical and practical skills in both modern information technology and recent development of information systems and eCommerce.  This course covers the technical and theoretical essentials of these two areas, giving you the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice, helping you to become qualified professional in both information technology and information systems.

 

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Equipment requirements

Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/it, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The course comprises a total of 16 credit points, which must include the following:

 

  • 8 credit points of core units;
  • 3 credit points of elective units of Information Systems;
  • one 4-credit point specialism from the Master of Information Technology;
  • 1 credit point of elective Information Technology units.

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Specialisations

Information Technology specialisms

Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.

 

Network Computing
Software Development
IT Security

IT Services

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Course structure


Core units

MIS701 Business Requirements Analysis  

MIS731 Information Security and Governance  

MIS761 Enterprise Information Management  

MIS762 Data Warehousing  

MIS782 Business Value of Information  

SIT705 Research Methods for IT  

SIT764 Project Management  

SIT782 Practical Project  


IT Elective units
Select 1 credit point of Master of Information Technology course grouped units. Refer to the Master of Information Technology for details of unit offerings and specialisms.

 

Plus Information Systems units not previously studied amounting to 3 credit points:


MIS721 Social Media and Mobile Strategies  

MIS772 Predictive Analytics  

MIS781 Business Intelligence  

MIS712 eBusiness Strategies  

MIS713 Supply Chain Management and Logistics  

MIS771 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation  

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Details of specialisations

Information Systems specialism

Business Analysis* - unit set code SP-M72212

Complete 4 credit points of:

 

MSC712 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC754 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MPI700 Postgraduate Internship  

MPM701 Business Process Management  

 

* not available in 2013

Business Analytics - unit set code SP-M72213

MIS761 Enterprise Information Management  

MIS772 Predictive Analytics  

MIS781 Business Intelligence  

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable  

eBusiness and Supply Chain Management - unit set code SP-M72202

MSC753 Unit description is currently unavailable  

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MSC752 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC768 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC795 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable  

IS Project Management - unit set code SP-M72203

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable  

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MPI700 Postgraduate Internship  

MSC753 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC754 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable  

IS Research Thesis - unit set code SP-M72205


MPP704 Research Project 4  ~

~ 4 credit points

Information Technology specialism

Network Computing specialism - unit set code SP-S000021

Burwood (Melbourne)

 

Plan, install and manage both local area networks and wide area networks with a strong focus on network design, routing protocols and switching concepts. The specialism incorporates the CISCO CCNA curriculum which prepares students for the CCNA industry certification. There is a strong focus on application development for networked systems and supporting user mobility from both application and network perspectives.

 

SIT701 Enterprise Network Construction  

SIT702 Enterprise Network Management  

SIT751 Java Network Programming  

SIT784 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing  

 

Software Development specialism - unit set code SP-S000023

Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

 

Gain theoretical and practical skills in current trends in the analysis, design and implementation of complex and large-scale software systems. Designed with input from industry leaders, there is a strong focus on the development of high quality software using methodologies, tools, techniques and management principles relevant to industry. There is emphasis on the development of web-based and distributed applications and the use and development of open source software.

 

SIT725 Advanced Software Engineering  

SIT751 Java Network Programming  

SIT780 eSystems Software Development  

SIT783 Linux and Open Source Software  

 

IT Security specialism - unit set code SP-S000028

 

Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)


Develop skills in securing data, communications and infrastructure as well as investigating, analysing and providing solutions to computer crime. Students gain an understanding of problem solving, communication and technical capabilities related to information technology Security and the legal, regulatory and ethical contexts in which these skills are used. The security units provide a solid foundation in areas including information security, internet and network security, access controls and firewalls. These units prepare students towards certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional on completion of the CISSP exam administered by The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.

 

SIT703 Advanced Digital Forensics  

SIT704 Advanced Topics in Digital Security  

SIT735 Communications Network Security  

SIT763 IT Security Management  

IT Services specialism - unit set code SP-S000048

Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)


Designed in partnership with IBM, to develop specialised information technology skills by providing up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in computing technology and practical IT consulting skills. Learn about cutting-edge work in computer science, operation research, business strategy, management sciences, social and cognitive sciences and the legal sciences to develop the skills needed in a services-led economy.

 

SIT737 Service Oriented Architectures and Technologies  

SIT775 IT Services in Organisations  

SIT794 Services Management  

SIT717 Enterprise Business Intelligence  

 

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