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  • Objectives
    The Master of Information Systems (Advanced) is intended to enable students to study a wider range of units in addition to the core units or to follow a cluster of related units or to carry out a substantial piece of research that may be directly applied and industry-relevant or to follow a research topic.
  • Entry requirements
    Prerequisites 1. Bachelor degree with major in a computing discipline; or 2. Bachelor degree in any discipline and a NOOSR-recognised university-awarded postgraduate or graduate diploma in a computing discipline; or 3. Bachelor degree in any discipline and current accreditation as Certified Member of Australian Computer Society.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Information Systems (Advanced)
  • Course description
    The course has provisional professional level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.

    Career Options

        * Business analysts
        * Database administrators
        * IS auditors
        * IT consultants and project leaders
        * IT trainers or educators
        * Network managers
        * Programmers
        * Sales and marketing managers
        * Software engineers
        * Systems programmers
        * Technical support

    Pathways to further study

    High-achieving students who have completed the MIS (Advanced) with a research project may advance to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

    Master of Information Systems (Advanced)
    MIS(Advanced)

    160 cp

    Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

    Course available at: Sydney (North Sydney), NSW

    EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

    1. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

    1.1 To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings consisting of:

       1. 60 cp from Core Units; and
       2. 100 cp from Electives.

    1.2 An applicant who has completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems or Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems or equivalent may be granted advanced standing.

    2. Exit Points

    A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Information Systems may exit from the course with the relevant award.

    Schedule of Unit Offerings

    Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

    Core Units
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    INFO601     10     Applied Data Communications
    INFO603     10     Database Systems
    INFO607     10     Information Management
    INFO612     10     Software Design
    INFO613     10     Systems Development Methodologies
    INFO620     10     Personal and Professional Accountability in IS

    Electives
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    INFO600     10     Research Methods in Information Systems
    INFO602     10     Current Issues in Information Systems
    INFO604     10     Distributed Systems
    INFO605     10     Electronic Commerce
    INFO609     10     Information Systems Security
    INFO611     10     Object-Oriented Information Systems
    INFO614     20     Information Systems Project (Pre: INFO600 Research Methods in Information                                     Systems)
    INFO615     40     Information Systems Thesis (Pre: INFO600 Research Methods in Information                                     Systems)
    INFO616     10     Human Factors in Information Systems
    INFO617     10     Web Technologies
    INFO618     10     Portable Applications and Network Programming
    INFO621     10     Business Intelligence
    INFO622     10     Enterprise Information Systems
    MGMT621    10     Management of Change
    MGMT626    10     Contemporary Management Issues
    MGMT627    10     Project Management
    MGMT637    10     Knowledge Management

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