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Master of Information Systems

CQUniversity Australia
Program overview
2-4 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
15,555 AUD
Start dates
15,555 AUD
July 2020

Melbourne (Australia)
15,555 AUD
July 2020

15,555 AUD
July 2020

15,555 AUD
July 2020
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Master of Information Systems

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.

AQF Level: Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission requirements

  • 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 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.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Compulsory units:

Year 1 - Term 1

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Professional Skills in Information Communication Technology
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design

Year 1 - Term 2

  • ICT Services Management
  • Database Design and Development
  • Emerging Technologies in E-Business

Year 2 - Term 1

  • Knowledge Audits for Business Analysis
  • Business Process Management
  • Business Intelligence using Big Data

Year 2 - Term 2

  • Postgraduate ICT Internship
  • Information Systems Project


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Networks and Information Security
  • Software Design and Development

Tuition fees

This program costs 15 555 AUD per term.

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.


Interim awards:

CC29 - Graduate Certificate in Information Systems CC47 - Graduate Diploma of Information Systems CC33 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Exit awards:

CC29 - Graduate Certificate in Information Systems CC47 - Graduate Diploma of Information Systems



Core learning outcomes:

  1. Articulate the latest developments and likely future developments in the information systems industry
  2. Distinguish between the roles of people and technology in managing knowledge and information in business
  3. Analyse and model organisational goals and requirements, including the legal, ethical, social and cultural issues that affect the use, design, and implementation of information systems
  4. Propose information systems solutions that enhance organisational performance
  5. Critically evaluate the impact of corporate information technology strategies on enterprise outcomes, outputs and processes
  6. Apply advanced knowledge and research skills in a professional environment
  7. Work independently, as a leader, or a member of a team employing appropriate interpersonal, professional and technical communication skills
  8. Manage and evaluate own performance and professional development.

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.

About this institute

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CQUniversity Australia

554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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