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Master of Information Systems - CC53

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

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus, Online

UNITS/CREDITS

19/96

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Online

RECOMMENDED STUDY

Domestics and international students please see CQUni Handbook.

CRICOS

083580K

The Master of Information Systems will extend your information technology knowledge and skills, especially in professional level business analysis. This course will prepare you to contribute to future growth and change by enhancing your individual advancement opportunities. You will focus on particular aspects of technologies, management and organisations. As part of this course, you will have the option of undertaking a minor to enhance your technological skills.

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

Core Units 11 Major Units None
Electives 4 Minor Units 4

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2019Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 3 - 2019Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2020Available Online
Term 2 - 2019Available Online
Term 3 - 2019Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
MinorsUnitsDescription
Artificial Intelligence4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units Online.

Mobile Application Development4


Networks and Information Security4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units Online.

Software Design and Development4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units Online.

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete 15 units, comprising of 11 core units and four electives. As part of your core units, you will be required to complete either an internship or capstone stream. There are a variety of options available when selecting your electives. You may choose a four-unit minor in artificial intelligence, software design and development, mobile application development or networks and information security, or you may choose your four electives from a general elective list.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Unit NameCodeDescription
Postgraduate ICT InternshipCOIT20276Students have the option of undertaking an internship instead of the capstone unit COIT20254.
Information Systems ProjectCOIT20254Students are able to undertake discipline capstone units while working with industry partners.
No Residential School
No information available at this time.

To gain entry to this course students must have:

A bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college;

or a CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, or equivalent.

Candidates who have completed the CQUniversity CC47 Graduate Diploma of Information Systems, will be granted advanced standing of 6 core units, 1 elective and the first discipline unit.

Please see the CC47 Graduate Diploma of Information Systems handbook entry for more information.

International students should refer to international student page for further information including English Language requirements.

Advanced Entry

Advanced entry is available directly into Term 2 for students who can demonstrate they have attained the required knowledge. These students will undertake 12 units to complete the course. To be granted advanced entry a student must:

1. have a bachelor degree; and

2. be able to demonstrate they have the required knowledge (based on the content of COIT20245, COIT20248, COIT20249 and PPMP20007; and

3. either:

  • have two years' relevant work experience; or
  • have one year other postgraduate education; or
  • have attained a final year GPA of 4.7 in their undergraduate degree at an Australian institution, or equivalent

Students may also be granted advanced standing for one or two units if they meet the requirements of (1) and (3) above but cannot sufficiently demonstrate they have the required knowledge (based on the content in all four units COIT20245, COIT20248, COIT20249 and PPMP20007) to receive full advanced standing.


Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Domestics and international students please see CQUni Handbook.

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.
Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Professional level. Please note: the ACS accredits each campus individually, therefore students should check the current status of accreditation for newly established locations. For enquiries concerning eligibility or membership, please refer to the ACS official website: www.acs.org.au.

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. When referring to course fees for international students, please note the following:

  • Fees are in Australian dollars AU$.
  • Fees are indicative only and do not cover additional costs such as textbooks, accommodation, visa applications, OSHC, general living etc.
  • The final fee payable will be determined by your selection of units and if any credit was awarded for recognition of prior learning.
  • The University reserves the right to amend fees at any time during the course. Fees are reviewed yearly and may increase in the following year to enable CQUniversity to continue to provide quality services and facilities to students.
  • Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
  • It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the entry requirements and prerequisites of the courses you wish to undertake.
  • The typical annual fee shown provides an estimate of the tuition fees for the first year of the course. This estimate assumes a full-time study load.
  • The typical total course fee is an estimate of the tuition fees for the whole course. This estimate is based on typical unit enrolments in each year of the course, with indexation of the international subject fees at six per cent per annum for every additional year of study. Total course fees assume students complete no more than the course duration indicated.
  • International students can only undertake courses online from an overseas location.
  • Courses undertaken online may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.
  • International students studying on campus in Australia may take no more than 33 per cent of their entire course by online study, and this option cannot be taken in its entirety during a compulsory term (Term 1 and Term 2).

You may refer to the International Courses and Fees 2019 to see the full list. The International Courses and Fees 2020 are also now available.

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

No information available at this time.

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Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or online. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

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Technology has always fascinated me. CQUni Information Systems (IS) units are outstanding and of high standards. The units and the internship opportunity are reasons why I chose to study here. I can affirm that the quality and currency of the IS knowledge and skills at CQUni are second to none.

Jerome Semos

Master of Information Systems

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