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Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Information Systems

Course summary for international students

Award granted Master of Business Administration (International) / Master of Information Systems
CRICOS course code057658J
Deakin course code D711

Course overview

The MBA(International) aims to develop business managers, particularly business managers operating in an international context, with the capabilities of dealing with all aspects of an organisation’s management. The MIS is aimed at IT professionals who wish to extend their expertise in information systems and eCommerce, as well as graduates from other disciplines who wish to understand the implications of eCommerce in their business. This combined course will enable students to undertake postgraduate coursework study across a greater range of units and disciplines than is possible in a single course, thereby enhancing their knowledge and understanding of business.

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Course rules

The MBA (International)/MIS comprises 16 credit points of study consisting of 13 credit points of core units, 1 credit point from a specified list of three units, and 2 credit points of information systems units. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core of the MBA (International) at Deakin.


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Course structure

Core units

MPA702 Financial Interpretation  

MPE707 International Banking and Finance  

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

MPM701 Business Process Management  

MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis  

MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #

MIS701 Business Requirements Analysis  

MIS731 Information Security and Governance  

MIS761 Enterprise Information Management  

MIS762 Data Warehousing  

MIS782 Business Value of Information  

MIS798 Project Management  

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  #


Elective units
1 credit point from:

MPE711 Global Trade and Markets  

MPK701 Research Design and Analysis  

MPR722/MPM722 Human Resource Management  *


Plus Information Systems units not previously studied amounting to 2 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  

* MPR code denotes residential version of unit.

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.


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8th June 2007