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    Information Systems and Technology

    Curtin University

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    Australia, Perth

    University RankQS Ranking
    184

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    049883M

    Campuses

    Curtin Perth

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines22-Jul-2024
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 1.5 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 31,519  / year
    Next Intake 22-Jul-2024

    Information Systems and Technology

    About

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

    Youll examine the impact of technology on a changing business environment with a focus on leadership, industry linkages and global citizenship. Youll 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:

    • Information Security
    • Governance and Sustainability
    • Data Analytics and Visualisation.

    Note: This course differs from the two-yearMaster 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 thehandbookfor additional course overview information.

    Why study

    • Gain specialist skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to industry and position you well for senior-level roles.
    • Get high-level practical experience working on projects for industry clients.
    • Learn from the experts. Youll attend lectures featuring representatives from leading IT companies.
    • Benefit from our staffs strong links with industry and internationally recognised research expertise.

    Professional recognition

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

  • 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
  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

  • Completion of 3 year post-secondary (post Year 12 equivalent) qualification OR hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University which is comparable to an AQF Associate Degree
  • English Program Requirements

    If English is not your first language, you must also check that you meet English language requirements for your chosen course. Australian students must also meet the English entry requirements.

    Career

    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

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 31,519 

    How to Apply

    Have your supporting documents to hand, and ensure they meet our guidelines. The documents may include certified copies of your qualifications, English language proficiency documents and supplementary forms for certain courses.

    If your documents are not issued in English, an official translation from a recognised translation service must be provided.

    Recognised translation services

    • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) accredited translator in Australia
    • The Awarding institution
    • A Notary Public Office
    • The official Government body
    • An official and accredited translator*

    *Official translations are subject to review.

    If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning, which exempts you from studying those units.

    Applying online: Use the ‘Apply now’ button on the relevant course page and following the prompts.

    Applying by mail or email: Download the International application for admission form [.pdf – 307 kB].

    If you want to package your course with a Curtin English course, you can submit your application with your course application documents to streamline the process.

    If your application is successful, you will receive an offer that you will need to accept or reject.

    If you accept your offer, you will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment ­– a document from Curtin that details your course, how long you will be studying the course, and the tuition fees. This document can be used for acquiring a student visa.

    Apply to the Australian government for your student visa. Gaining a student visa will allow you to participate in full-time study in Australia and work up to 40 hours in a fortnight. If you’re under 18 years of age, you must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

    See our pre-departure resources for helpful information regarding your move to Perth.

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