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MASTER OF BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

KPT / JPT ( R / 481 / 7 / 0743 ) 06 / 21 - MQA / SWA0163
Information drives businesses . Without it , they cease to function . Whether for day-to-day operations or strategic decision-making , there is an imperative to record , manage and use information .
This course prepares you for careers in big data analytics , business intelligence , systems design , planning and management , as well as knowledge and information management . You ’ ll gain the expertise to design solutions to business information problems , and to offer strategic guidance to organisations that will enhance their management and governance .
Course structure
A . FOUNDATIONS FOR ADVANCED BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS ( 24 points ) You ’ ll complete four advanced preparatory units :
• Introduction to business information systems
• Systems analysis and design
• Programming foundations in Java
• Introduction to databases .
B . CORE MASTER ’ S STUDY ( 48 points ) You ’ ll complete : i ) Four compulsory units : – Project management – IT research methods – Enterprise systems – Data in society ii ) Four Business information system specialisation units – Information and knowledge management systems – IT for management decision-making – Enterprise architecture and management – Data processing for big data – User interface design and usability – Business process modelling design and simulation – Business intelligence and data warehousing .
C . ADVANCED PRACTICE ( 24 points ) You have the option of pursuing either an industry experience progam or a research project .
• As a research pathway student , you ’ ll complete : – Masters thesis part 1 – Masters thesis part 2 – Masters thesis part final – A Level 5 IT elective .
• As an industry experience student , you ’ ll complete : – Professional practice – Industry experience studio project ( 12 points ) – A Level 5 IT elective .
Entry requirements
ELIGIBILITY
Australian bachelor ’ s degree ( or equivalent ) in a related discipline
Australian bachelor ’ s ( or equivalent ) in any discipline
Average Duration requirements ( Full-time )
60 % 1
60 % 1
1.5 years
2 years
2 years ( full-time ) 4 years ( part-time )*
Classes are held on weekday evenings .
February and July
Coursework
RM55,723 Malaysian student
RM62,475 International student 2021 fees for full course
Professionally recognised
PRIOR QUALIFICATIONS This course caters to students from a variety of backgrounds . If you do not have previous training in IT , the course includes preparatory units that will give you the IT knowledge needed for the remainder of the course . However , if you already have a degree in IT , you may be able to accelerate your study with an exemption from these preparatory units . This means that you can graduate in 1.5 years on full-time study .
* Part-time study is not available for international students .
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Any other qualification deemed equivalent by the University .
1 In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms , a 100 % scale where 50 % is a pass .
You must also meet the English language requirements of the University ( Monash English Bridging is accepted ).
I chose Monash because of its world-class reputation , diverse student body , and different approach to education than what I ’ m used to . Over the past two years , I ’ ve gained enduring diverse friendships , brilliant and engaging educators , and new perspectives .”
FIRDAUS MD DIN
Master of Business Information Systems
Firdaus completed his course while on study leave from Malaysia ’ s Public Service Department . He believes that information technology will play an increasingly important role in public service delivery , and that disruption is inevitable for the nation to become more competitive . He hopes to be a part of that change .
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