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MIS070 - Academic Induction for Postgraduate Information Systems


2020 unit information

Important Update:

Scheduled learning activities and assessments may have changed for T1, S1 and other study periods underway in 2020. Currently enrolled students, please check your unit sites from 27 March 2020 for updated information.

Last updated: 26 March 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):0
EFTSL value:0.000
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Van-Hau Trieu
Trimester 3: Van-Hau Trieu
Trimester 2: Van-Hau Trieu
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in courses: M522, M622, M722



Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

Students are required to attend one compulsory 3 hour orientation session conducted at the beginning of the trimester. Must be completed by Week 4 in Cloud(online) mode.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are required to complete the orientation session by Week 4 in Cloud(online) mode.


This zero credit point unit aims to provide students enrolling in the Master of Information Systems an academic induction to the course, in particular, to ensure that:

1. students are competent users of the range of communication and collaboration software tools and systems used across the core curriculum and at the course level

2. students are given an orientation to the course and its delivery and the study commitment required for successful completion of the course

3. students are aware of the dedicated career development program run for the Master of Information Systems and understand the progressive hurdles they need to meet to qualify for each step

4. students are introduced and enrolled into the course level engagement platform used in the Master of Information Systems.

  These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit.
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate the main principles and applications of information systems


These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment (Individual) - participate and demonstrate the use of online tools through an online exercise module   100% Information not yet available

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

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