courses

3344

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Information Technology

Managing facultyInformation Technology
Abbreviated titlePGradDipBIS
CRICOS code062929D
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3344
Contact details

Visit http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/about/contact.html

Course coordinator

Dr Steven Wright

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course is intended for those with a previous undergraduate qualification in business information systems, information management, or a closely related discipline.

Outcomes

This course aims to provide students with knowledge, understanding and experiences that transcend technologies and are robust over time so that they are well placed to deal with ongoing, rapid changes in the disciplinary areas that underpin the information technology field. It aims to develop students' understanding of a significant area of business information systems to a level and sophistication consistent with senior professional practice.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) as meeting the standard of knowledge for professional-level membership. Students who successfully complete the PGradDipBIS may be eligible for professional accreditation/recognition by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), or the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIM Professionals Australasia).

Note that professional accreditation is dependent on unit choice. For further information about units required for accreditation by each professional body see: http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au

Structure

The course comprises eight approved master's-level units.

Areas of study

Requirements

Students must complete graduate-level units selected from any of the specialisations listed under 'Areas of study'.

Progression to further studies

Successful completion of this course provides an entry point for students wishing to progress to 3343 Master of Business Information Systems (Honours) study.

Alternative exit(s)

Students wishing to exit this course early may apply to graduate with 3346 Postgraduate Certificate in Business Information Systems after successful completion of 24 points of study.

Award(s)

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems