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Information Systems and Technology Major (MCom)

Postgraduate major

A contemporary major that prepares graduates for senior management and leadership roles in the Information Systems and Information Technology industry.

Course outline
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    Information Systems and Technology Major (MCom)
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Course outline

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Course outline



This major is designed to provide knowledge and skills to those either wishing to become information systems and technology professionals or those seeking to increase their knowledge in the management and strategic application of information systems and technology in a competitive, intelligent global business environment.

It combines theory, research and practice incorporating a range of concepts, methodologies and technologies relating to information systems, information technology and computer security, including database systems design, systems analysis and managing technological infrastructure.

In your second year, you will specialise in one of the following areas of strong industry growth:

Note: This major sits within the Master of Commerce. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Master of Commerce. Alternatively, if you’re seeking a more advanced qualification, you should apply for the Master of Information Systems and Technology, which is tailored towards graduates with substantial experience.

What jobs can the Information Systems and Technology Major (MCom) course lead to?


  • Senior system analyst
  • Information security manager
  • Security analyst
  • Business data manager
  • Business analyst
  • Governance officer
  • Cyber security professional


  • Banking
  • Business and management
  • Government
  • Health care
  • Resources and renewables
  • Technology

What you'll learn

  • recommend and manage innovative uses of technology and data driven approaches to improve business and societal outcomes locally and globally, GC2, GC1, GC6, GC4
  • evaluate the impact of existing and emerging information and communications technologies on stakeholders, including cultural, ethical, inclusivity, privacy, security and sustainability considerations, GC2, GC5, GC4
  • engage stakeholders and access, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources to identify business requirements, GC3, GC2, GC6
  • apply systems theory and systems development techniques to design and develop information systems appropriate to a range of business organisations and to participate effectively in a global environment, GC1, GC4
  • effectively communicate information and system business cases, requirements, policies and procedures, strategies, system designs, specifications and implementation details to a professional standard, GC3, GC1, GC6

Professional recognition

This course has professional accreditation from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Please view the Master of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

Looking for more detail on the course structure?

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How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-ISYSC
  • Last updated on: 18 April 2024

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