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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

Online, On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

19/96

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Online

CRICOS

083580K

The Master of Information Systems will extend your information technology knowledge and skills and prepare you to contribute to future organisational growth and change. You will enhance your career opportunities by empowering you with organisational knowledge and information management skills. You will focus on enterprise system solutions to enhance management, and organisational performance. As part of this course, you will have the option of undertaking a minor to extend your technological knowledge and 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 1 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 3 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2020Available Online
Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
MinorsUnitsDescription
Artificial Intelligence4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Internet of Things4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Mobile Application Development4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Networks and Information Security4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Project Management4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Software Design and Development4

Students should note that they may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on which campus you are on.

Unit NameCodeDescription
Information Systems ProjectCOIT20254Students are able to undertake discipline capstone units while working with industry partners.
Postgraduate ICT InternshipCOIT20276Students have the option of undertaking an internship instead of the capstone unit COIT20254.
This course has no residential schools.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must have:

  • A completed Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian University or college, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Systems, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, or equivalent.

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Bassd Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Domestics and international students please see the CQUniversity 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.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

Tertiary Admission Centre codes are not applicable for this course.

QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

WIDE CHOICE OF STUDY AREAS

Select from allied health, accounting, aviation, business, digital media, education, engineering, hospitality, human resource management, information systems and technology, management, nursing, psychology, science, tourism, transport and safety sciences, social innovation and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

EXPERIENCE AND SUPPORT 
CQUniversity's strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with a disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

ONLINE STUDY 

A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences. Benefit from the flexibility to study online in your home country.

GRADUATE WORK READY

Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work-integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve. 

LIFE-LONG LEARNING

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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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

WELCOME TO CQUNIVERSITY

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