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Master of Information Systems

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Information Systems
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code052316E
Deakin course codeM722

This is a new version of the course, commencing Trimester 2 2014


Students who commenced this course prior to Trimester 2, please refer to the below link for your course structure:

M722 Course structure (commencement prior to Trimester 2 2014)

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The technological advances over recent years combined with the mass adoption of social media and digital tools have made information central to all aspects of work and life. The Master of Information Systems focuses on the strategic use of information by organisations, particularly in a business context, and enables students to specialise in Business Analytics, Social Media and Mobile Strategies or eBusiness and Supply Chain Management. The core units of the program develop key foundational knowledge of the discipline preparing students for a career as an Information Systems professional. The three areas of specialisation develop current skills and expertise that are highly sought after by employers.

The course is aimed graduates from all disciplines seeking to build a career as an information systems professional, particularly in the IT services and consulting industry. The course incorporates extremely flexible methods of delivery combining the use of high quality Cloud (online) study and face-to face campus mode learning and has a high level of industry engagement.

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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 program consists of 16 credit points, including 8 credit points of core units; an Information Systems specialisation of 4 credit points and 4 elective units.

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Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.


Information Systems specialisations:

Business Analytics

Social Media and Mobile Strategies

eBusiness and Supply Chain Management

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Course structure

Core Units

MIS701 Business Requirements Analysis  

MIS731 Information Security and Governance  

MIS761 Enterprise Information Management  

MIS762 Data Warehousing  

MIS770 Analytical Skills for Managers  

MIS782 Business Value of Information  

MIS798 Project Management  

MIS799 Information Systems in Practice  



Plus one 4 credit point specialisation from the list of Information systems specialisations

and 4 credit points of General Elective units at level 7 which may include the general elective units listed below:

MIS791 Information Systems Project A  

MIS792 Information Systems Project B  

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Details of specialisations

Business Analytics (unit set code SP-M72213)

MIS771 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation  

MIS772 Predictive Analytics  

MIS775 Decision Modelling for Business Analytics  

MIS781 Business Intelligence  

Social Media and Mobile Strategies (unit set code SP-M72214)

MIS712 eBusiness Strategies  

MIS721 Social Media and Mobile Strategies  

MIS771 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation  

MMK737 Online Marketing  

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

MIS712 eBusiness Strategies  

MIS713 Supply Chain Management and Logistics  

MIS781 Business Intelligence  

MPM701 Business Process Management  


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