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 faculty||Information Technology|
|Total credit points required||72|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1.5 years FT, 3 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield, Sunway) |
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3341|
Dr Steven Wright (Caulfield); Dr Gour Karmakar (Off-campus); Mr Jayantha Rajapakse (Sunway)
This course prepares students with previous qualifications in any discipline, for careers in IT management, applications development, business information systems, information systems, information management, or knowledge management.
Seven specialisations are offered although not all may be available in any one year.
The objectives of this course are to:
This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) as meeting the standard for professional-level membership. Students who successfully complete the MBIS 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/current/index.html
The course comprises 12 approved master's-level units.
Students must complete:
(a.) four MBIS foundation units (24 points) as listed below
(b.) at least four units (24 points) from the specialisations listed under 'Areas of study'
(c.) a maximum of four elective units (24 points)
Students at Caulfield and off-campus can choose to complete one or two MBIS specialisations or select units from a number of these and complete the course without a specialisation, however it is highly recommended that students specialise by completing all the units in at least one specialisation. Students enrolled at the Sunway campus complete the general form of the degree without a specialisation.
Graduates of the MBIS will not automatically qualify for entry into a PhD program. High-performing students may study a minor thesis by enrolling in course 3343 Master of Business Information Systems (Honours), and with appropriate grades they could progress to a research degree.
Students wishing to exit this course early may apply to graduate with one of the following provided they have satisfied the requirements for the award:
(a.) after successful completion of 24 points of study:
(b.) after successful completion of 48 points of study
Master of Business Information Systems