Master of Information Systems (Masters Degree)

CQUniversity Australia

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The award
Masters Degree

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, distance

Course starts
March, July, November

International course fees
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About Master of Information Systems at CQUniversity Australia

At a glance

By studying the Master of Information Systems you will increase your knowledge and skills in information systems processes.

* International students residing in Australia on a student visa must study full-time on-campus.

Components of this course are delivered via distance education on some campuses.

Career opportunities

On completing a Master of Information Systems, you will be equipped to pursue or seek career advancement in roles such as the following:

  • business analyst
  • database administrator
  • information and communication technology (ICT) architect
  • ICT consultant
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT project manager
  • ICT support engineer
  • ICT support technician
  • systems administrator
  • systems analyst
  • web developer.

Professional recognition

CQUniversity's postgraduate information technology courses have been designed to develop graduates who will be eligible for membership with the Australian Computer Society. CQUniversity has a long history of offering postgraduate degrees that are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

For personal membership eligibility for, please refer to the ACS official web site: www.acs.org.au

Details

Summary

The Master of Information Systems provides you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in information technology, with a focus on business analysis skills at a professional level. Within this highly relevant framework you will be well prepared to contribute to future growth and change, whilst at the same time enhancing your individual advancement opportunities.

This course focuses on particular aspects of technology, management and organisations.

This course develops your capacity to manage the functional responsibility for choosing, implementing and maintaining information systems within an organisation in any industry.

All units have been aligned to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) core body of knowledge.

Why Study at CQUniversity

CQUniversity offers an extensive range aviation, digital media and Information Technology (IT) courses and units to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.

At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Our courses and units are regularly updated to ensure they stay current and aligned with latest industry practices. Benefit from supportive teaching professionals who offer industry-relevant, real-world experience.

Structure and assessment

Program Structure

You are required to complete 15 units, comprising of six core units shared with the Master of Information Technology that covers the body of knowledge of ICT as defined by the Australian Computer Society. In addition you complete four units that extend your core knowledge. These units cover business processes management, e-business systems, big data and business intelligence, knowledge audits and business analysis.

The course also offers a 12 credit point capstone project where you demonstrate your knowledge by completing a discipline project. The course offers four elective units one of which is ERP systems management. Other elective units can be selected from business or information technology (IT) units or you can build a minor through Graduate Diploma of Project Management.

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Estimated fee per term: $13 608
Estimated annual fee: $27 216

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees.

Scholarships

Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirement

Successful completion of a bachelor's degree with the equivalent of an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution.

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English Requirement

English Test

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Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the 'Course Requirements' section found under the 'What do I need to start?' page under the 'Getting Started' tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the 'Course Features' page under 'Getting Started'.

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