Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Systems

Course summary for international students

Award granted Master of Information Technology / Master of Information Systems
CRICOS course code049695D
Deakin course code D751

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.

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.

Course structure

Core units

MIS701Business Requirements Analysis

MIS731Information Security and Governance

MIS761Enterprise Information Management

MIS762Data Warehousing and Big Data Analytics

MIS782Business Value of Information

SIT705Research Methods for IT

SIT764Project Management

SIT782Practical 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:

MIS721Social Media and Mobile Strategies

MIS772Predictive Analytics

MIS781Business Intelligence

MIS712eBusiness Strategies

MIS713Supply Chain Management and Logistics

MIS771Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation

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, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.


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