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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

N/A

CRICOS

083580K

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.

Core Units 11 Major Units None
Electives 4 Minor Units 4

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2019Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney
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 - 2019Available Online
Term 1 - 2020Available Online
Term 2 - 2019Available Online
Term 3 - 2019Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
MinorsUnitsDescription
Mobile Application Development4


Networks and Information Security4


Software Design and Development4


COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete fifteen (15) units, comprising of six (6) 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 (4) 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 twelve (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.


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
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.
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

N/A

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.
Fee Category Full fee paying place
What is a Full Fee Paying Place As a full fee paying students, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.
Fee Type Tuition Fees
What is my tuition fee?

Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit.

Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit.

You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.

FEE-HELP and payment options

FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan.

Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold (the 2018-2019 income year threshold is $51,957 or above).

You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance.

If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

Other Fees You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

No information available at this time.

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