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Information Systems and Technology

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Advance your skills in managing information systems and technology in a competitive, global business environment.

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Course outline
  • Qualification
    Master of Information Systems and Technology
  • Duration

    Duration

    1 year, 6 months full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    300
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    049881B
  • Location

    Location

    Curtin Perth,  Curtin Mauritius
Course outline

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Semester 1, 2024

1 May 2023

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Semester 2, 2024

Applications now open!

4 July 2024

Semester 1, 2025

12 August 2024

6 February 2025

Semester 2, 2025

7 April 2025

3 July 2025

Course outline
Information Systems and Technology

Outline

Outline

This course offers information systems and information technology professionals the contemporary skills required for senior roles in the industry.

You’ll examine the impact of technology on a changing business environment with a focus on leadership, industry linkages and global citizenship. You’ll also increase your knowledge and skills in the management and strategic application of information systems and technology.

You will specialise in one of the following areas of strong industry growth:

Note: This course differs from the two-year Master of Commerce (Information Systems and Technology), which is tailored towards graduates without an IT degree. If you have a degree in a discipline other than IT, consider applying for this course instead.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

What jobs can the Information Systems and Technology lead to?

You will be well-placed to seek employment in management and leadership roles within private and public organisations employing information systems in a management context. 

Careers

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

Industries

  • 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
  • evaluate the impact of existing and emerging information and communications technologies on stakeholders, including cultural, ethical, inclusivity, privacy, security and sustainability considerations
  • engage stakeholders and access, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources to identify business requirements
  • 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
  • effectively communicate information and system business cases, requirements, policies and procedures, strategies, system designs, specifications and implementation details to a professional standard

Professional recognition

This program has Professional Accreditation from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Specifically, an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline OR an undergraduate degree in any discipline AND a minimum of 5 years' relevant workplace learning OR a relevant Graduate Certificate.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

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

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

2024 Fee year:

$30,800*

Domestic

Domestic

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

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Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2026

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: MC-ISYS
  • CRICOS code: 049881B
  • Last updated on: 29 February 2024

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