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|Award granted||Master of Information Systems|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
July (Trimester 2 2014 ), November (Trimester 3 2014)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$21,980* - Full-fee paying place|
Postgraduate Student Administration
|CRICOS course code||052316E|
|Deakin course code||M722|
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.
This course teaches students the skills required to manage the impact of technologies in organisations, understand the role of technology in managing knowledge and information, and recognise the role of modern information systems in society and business.
Graduates can move into careers as project managers, business analysts, systems analysts, ebusiness specialists, security analysts, and information systems project leaders.
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.
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
|MIS701||Business Requirements Analysis|
|MIS731||Information Security and Governance|
|MIS761||Enterprise Information Management|
|MIS770||Analytical Skills for Managers|
|MIS782||Business Value of Information|
|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.
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area plus 5 years minimum relevant work experience. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.